Man killed, another wounded in shooting during party in Gresham

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The scene of a shooting early Sunday in the Gresham neighborhood that left one man dead and another wounded. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting early Sundayduring a party in the South Side Gresham neighborhood.

Laedd T. Jones-Tazrell, 23, and a 33-year-old man were standing on a sidewalk at 12:58 a.m. in the 1500 block of West 80th Street when they heard gunfire and realized they’d been shot, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The younger man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and the older man was shot in his legs.

They were both taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, whereJones-Tazrellwas pronounced dead at 1:44 a.m. and the older man was listed in good condition,authoritiessaid. Jones-Tazrell lived in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.

“It’s f****** up,” a womanat the scene, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told theSun-Times. “We can’t even party in peace.”

No one was in custody as Area Central detectives investigated the shooting.

Officers respond to a shooting at a party early Sunday that left one man dead and another wounded in the 1500 block of West 80th Street. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

Officers respond to a shooting at a party early Sunday that left one man dead and another wounded in the 1500 block of West 80th Street. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

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