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17-Year-Old Dead, 3 Others Wounded After Shots Fired Into Crowd In East Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Shots were fired into a crowd in East Chatham, striking four people early Sunday morning.

Police said a crowd of 30 to 40 people was gathered outside in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue when shots were fired just after 3:30 a.m.

According to Chicago police, a 17-year-old male suffered gunshot wounds to the neck and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The boy who was killed was identified as Dontevon Gates. He lived a few blocks away, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

A 20-year-old male was shot in the hand and a 24-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the face, police said.

A fourth victim suffered a graze wound to the arm, but refused medical treatment.

"Victims and witnesses have given varying, inconsistent accounts of where the shots came from, what the offenders looked like and what transpired so exact details are unknown," police said.

Police said no one is in custody and Area South detectives are investigating.

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