1 dead, 4 wounded when gunfire erupts during rap video shoot

CHICAGO — One person is dead and four others injured after being shot at a park on the city’s South Side.

Shots rang out overnight at Foster Park in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. One person was found dead at the scene. Relatives identified the man killed as Damond Dawson, 23, an aspiring rapper known as “Thugga” who was part of the group but not taking part in the video.

Police say Dawson was shot in the back of the head.

Several others are now being treated at Christ Medical Center. Police are searching for suspects in the shooting.

Police said the victims were filming a rap video when the unknown offenders fired shots and fled.

The artist filming the video, ForeignLyfe, said they were producing a party scene. The camera was rolling at the time of the shooting, but it was not pointed at the gunmen. Police have taken the production camera as well as the footage.

The song being filmed is called “2 techs and a 50 shot.”

This is a developing story. Check back for more details. 

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