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Shooting occurred at funeral in Chicago: 15 people were injured

According to the Chicago Police Department, on Tuesday, July 21, in the evening, at least 15 people were shot at near a funeral home in Chicago, Illinois. Writes about it ABC News.

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Unknown persons in the car shot at several people on the street who were at the funeral. People in the street also shot at people in the car, authorities said.

Police said the suspects' car had crashed and they fled the scene. First Deputy Chief of Police of Chicago Eric Carter announced this at a press conference.

“When people were leaving the funeral home, shots rang out,” said Jennette Hughes.

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Police said 15 people, 10 women and 5 men, between the ages of 21 and 65, were taken to five different hospitals with gunshot wounds. Three women and three men are in serious condition, while the lives of the remaining victims, according to police, are not in danger.

Carter said the motive for the shooting is currently unknown and an investigation is ongoing.

Chicago Mayor Laurie Lightfoot condemned the shooting in a post on her Twitter page and urged anyone with information about the incident to report the incident to police.

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