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2 die from their injuries in June shooting on South Side

Four men were shot at a large gathering in the 3100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, police said.

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Four men were shot, two fatally, June 27, 2020, in Douglas.
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Two people have died after a shooting in late June that wounded four men in Douglas on the South Side.

The men were at a large gathering about 11:35 p.m. June 27 in the 3100 block of South Rhodes Avenue when they were struck by bullets, Chicago police said. They were all taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Kehinde A. Ojunleye was struck in the groin died, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Lewis Funches Jr., 22, was shot in the head and died Thursday afternoon, officials said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Two more men, 19 and 21 years old, were shot in the leg, police said. The younger man was in good condition while the other was in fair condition.

Two suspects were taken in for questioning but released without charges, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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