2 shot to death in Gresham

A handgun was recovered at the scene early Saturday, police said.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.

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Two people were killed in a shooting early Saturday in Gresham on the South Side.

Officers found Clarence Williams, 28, and Kamel Jones, 37, just before 1 a.m. in the 800 block of West 87th Street both with gunshot wounds, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Jones suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest and was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Williams was shot in the head and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, according to police.

Officers found a handgun next to him at the scene. The medical examiner’s office ruled both deaths were homicides.

No arrests were reported.

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