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2 Men Fatally Shot On Winthrop Near Argyle Red Line Stop

gunbox-300x180Two men were fatally shot on the 5000 block of N. Winthrop Ave. near the Argyle red line stop.

At 2:17 a.m. police responded to reports of shots fired in the area. When they arrived at the scene, they found the two men unresponsive, according to Chicago Police.

A 32-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man who was 34-years-old was pronounced dead soon after being transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital. They had suffered multiple gun shot wounds.

Police said both men had gang ties. There is no one in custody at this time.

Argyle Ave. which is just 2 blocks to the South of Edgewater yet still located in the 48th Ward, has scene an uptick in shooting violence in the past month along Winthrop and Kenmore. There has been 3 other shootings in just the last month, however no one died in those incidents.

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