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Man killed, 3 hurt in Near West Side shooting: police

Dante Denny was found with gunshot wounds to his chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died, police said. Three other men went to Stroger in critical condition.

Four people were killed and 27 other wounded in shootings in Chicago since 5 p.m. August 21, 2021.
A man was killed and three others were injured in a shooting June 7, 2020, in the first block of South Seeley Avenue.
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A man was killed and three others were critically injured in a shooting Sunday on the Near West Side.

Officers responding to reports of shots fired found a 29-year-old man on the ground with gunshot wounds to his chest at 2:29 a.m. in the first block of South Seeley Avenue, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Dante Denny, of Bronzeville.

Three other men shot at the same location showed up at Stroger a short time later, police said. A 28-year-old was shot in the back and two 29-year-olds were each hit in the chest. All three are in critical condition.

Police said the victims have been uncooperative with investigators and further details about the shooting remain unknown.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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