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2 teens killed in Markham shooting

The shooting took place about 7:30 p.m. in the 16600 block of South Crawford Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Two people were fatally shot May 9, 2021, in Markham.
Two people were fatally shot May 9, 2021, in Markham.
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A teenage boy and an 18-year-old man were fatally shot Sunday in suburban Markham.

Demari Stephens, 16, and Carlos Slaughter were killed in the shooting which took place about 7:30 p.m. in the 16600 block of South Crawford Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Autopsy results released Monday found Stephens died of multiple gunshot wounds while Slaughter succumbed to a gunshot wound to his torso, the medical examiner’s office said.

Slaughter lived in suburban Country Club Hills, the medical examiner’s office said.

Markham police didn’t immediately respond to a request for details.