Friday, June 08, 2012
FIVE SHOT - 2 FATALLY in Chicago's Back of the Yards Neighborhood
Two men were killed and three other people were wounded in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood this afternoon.
The shooting took place shortly before 5 p.m. in the 5100 block of South May Street, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said. A police spokesman confirmed the shooting took place about 4:41 p.m.
Two men were dead on arrival after being taken by ambulance to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Langford said. A third person was taken by ambulance in serious-to-critical condition to Stroger, while a fourth victim was driven to Stroger by a family member, according to Langford.
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