10 shot, 2 killed, in gang retaliation attack in Brighton Park

CHICAGO — Two people were killed and eight others wounded in a shooting on the Southwest Side Sunday evening.

Police said 10 people were shot in the 2600 block of West 46th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood at about 5:17 p.m. A man and a woman died of their injuries. One victim was taken to Mt. Sinai in critical condition, and three other victims were taken to Stroger Hospital, including two in critical condition, the Chicago Fire Department said on Twitter.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the shooting took place near a memorial dedicated to 26-year-old Daniel Cardova, who was found dead with gunshot wounds on the 2500 block of West 46th Street at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said Cardova was a documented gang member.

A Chicago police spokesman confirmed the second shooting is believed to be a retaliation for an earlier incident. The two masked gunmen who carried out the second attack remain on the loose.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates. To get more news and updates click on: http://wgntv.com/2017/05/07/7-people-shot-2-killed-in-brighton-park/


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