Gunmen open fire on people standing on a Chicago sidewalk

Officials have reported that several gunmen opened fire on a group of people standing on a Chicago sidewalk.

The shooting took place along a street in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood on Tuesday. A 28-year-old man who was shot in the back was pronounced dead at a hospital. Six other people were treated at hospitals for gunshot wounds to the knees, legs or buttocks.

The injured include both men and women, ranging in age from 21 to 46.

Authorities say the gunmen went up to the group on foot before firing several rounds at them. No one has been arrested and police are currently investigating the circumstances of the horrific incident.

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