8 killed, at least 30 injured across Chicago in July 4 violence

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CHICAGO -- Even as Americans celebrated Independence Day, there was no break in Chicago’s street violence.

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, eight people were killed and 30 others were injured -- despite an increased police presence in the city's most violent neighborhoods.

Early Wednesday morning, two people were shot and killed, two others wounded at 109th and Eberhart in the city's Roseland neighborhood.

They were standing on a sidewalk outside a house when a black SUV passed by, and several men opened fire.

Two men died at the scene. The other victims have non-life threatening injuries.

Earlier, two men were shot on the sidewalk outside the 47th Street Green Line station.

One man was hit in the abdomen and is in critical condition. The other was hit in the chest and is in stable condition.

No one has been arrested in either shooting.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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