2 die after they are shot in Ravenswood, their car bursting into flames after it crashed

The men were traveling in a car in the 1500 block of West Wilson Avenue when someone in a white van opened fire, Chicago police said.

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Two people were hurt in a shooting Jan. 27, 2022, in Ravenswood.

Two people were hurt in a shooting Jan. 27, 2022, in Ravenswood.

Two men were killed in a shooting Thursday night in Ravenswood on the North Side, officials said.

The men were traveling in a car in the 1500 block of West Wilson Avenue when someone in a white van opened fire about 5 p.m, Chicago police said.

The driver was struck and lost control of the car, causing it to strike a pole and start burning, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Deshaun Kennedy, 28, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

There was no one in custody.

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