Security guard killed, another guard and three other people wounded in South Side club shooting

A gunman opened fire around 12:50 a.m. following an argument with the two guards who had denied him entry to the club in the 8300 block of South Halsted Street, Chicago Police said.

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One person was killed and four others were wounded in a shooting outside a club Sunday on the South Side.

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A security guard was killed and another guard and three other people were wounded in a shooting at a club in Gresham on the South Side Sunday, officials said.

A gunman opened fire around 12:50 a.m. following an argument with the two guards who had denied him entry to the club in the 8300 block of South Halsted Street, Chicago Police said.

One of the guards, 52-year-old Kenneth Harvey, was shot multiple times and died at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The other guard, 42, was hit in the back twice and in his thigh, police said. He was listed in serious condition.

Three others standing nearby were also shot, police said. Two males, ages unknown, were each shot once in the leg and went to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, police said. A man, 21, was shot in the chin and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said.

No one was in custody.

About 30 minutes earlier, three people were shot and wounded while at a gathering outside in the 11400 block of South Throop Street in Morgan Park on the Far South Side, police said.

A man, 39, was shot in his lower back and woman, 24, was shot in her buttocks, police said. They were both taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

Another man, 24, was grazed in his leg and was treated and released at the scene, police said.

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