10 people shot, 2 killed in Chicago gang-related retaliation shooting

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10 People Shot, 2 Killed In Chicago Gang-Related Retaliation Shooting

Two people were killed and eight others wounded by gunfire in a gang-related retaliation shooting at a park Sunday in the city’s Southwest Side.

The shooting took place at Brighton Park around 5:17 p.m. at a memorial service for a documented gang member who was shot early Sunday morning, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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The afternoon shooting is believed to be gang-related retaliation, Chicago police said.

The victims were taken to various hospitals, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

With the weekend shootings, Chicago has surpassed 1,000 gunshot victims on the year and is nearing 200 homicides, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

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