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Chicago officials are investigating several shootings in Chicago within 24 hours.
Police say two men were shot dead early Friday morning in downtown Chicago.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, at around 1:45 am, five men were leaving the company when they quarreled with strangers.
The person then took out his gun and began shooting, killing 29 and 26 years old, the Chicago Tribune reported.
According to the newspaper, the 29-year-old victim was shot on the left side of his head and the 26-year-old victim was shot on the chest.
According to the newspaper, they were both sentenced to death in a local hospital.
The Associated Press reported that the shooting injured three others.
The press reported that no one had been arrested.
News of a deadly mass shooting arrived as police responded to multiple shootings within 24 hours.
According to the newspaper, a 14-year-old boy was killed and a 13-year-old boy was injured during a shooting in Bronzeville on Thursday.
A Chicago police officer responding to a domestic turmoil in the apartment was shot late Friday afternoon as he got off the elevator, David Brown said at a news conference.
Police officers suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were in serious condition at a local hospital.
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Secretary Brown said the gun had been recovered at the scene.
The suspect, a former prisoner, was arrested, AP reported.