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Gang fight at McDonalds, shots fired nearby Friday evening

From the Chicago News Report:

At 8:27 p.m., someone reported a possibly gang-related fight at the Uptown McDonald’s at 1011 West Foster Avenue, near Foster and Sheridan Road.

The complainant said a group of male and female blacks were fighting with a group of male and female Hispanics.

One report indicated someone at the Uptown McDonald’s was carrying a gun.

At 8:29 p.m., gunshots were reported on the 5100 block of North Winthrop Avenue, near Winthrop and Winona Street.

According to police dispatch, a large group of people were fighting in the street, using sticks and bats, when the alleged shots rang out.

An estimated eleven calls were made to 911.

When officers arrived at the intersection of Winona and Winthrop, they discovered a van with broken windows.

The van’s windows were busted out with breaks, said an officer at the scene.

According to authorities, the Latin King street gang was involved in the incident.

Police said the fight at McDonald’s was related to the brawl at Winthrop and Winona.

The Latin King street gang was also identified as the source of a disturbance at the Uptown, Edgewater Foster Avenue Beach at 5200 North Lake Shore Drive.

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