3 shot, 2 fatally, in Chicago Lawn

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CHICAGO -- Three people were shot and two were killed while driving down a street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Saturday night.

The shooting occurred shortly before 10 p.m.

Police say the three were in a car heading south on South Richmond Street near West 59th Street when someone on the sidewalk opened fire on them.

Two people -- a 25-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman -- were pronounced dead at the scene.

A third man was shot in the abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Police do not have anyone in custody. Authorities said the two men who were shot are gang members.

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