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15 Shot, 2 Fatally at Party in Park Manor, Police Say

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At least 15 people were shot, two fatally, at a party in Chicago's Park Manor neighborhood early Sunday morning, according to fire officials.

At approximately 4:41 a.m. Sunday, a disturbance occurred at a party on the 6798 South Chicago Avenue, police said.

Authorities said a total of 15 people with ages ranging from 20 to 44 years old were struck by gunfire, two of whom were pronounced dead at the scene. According to officials, four guns were found at the scene.

Police identified the two killed as 30-year-old Rayneesha Dotson and 29-year-old Lionel Darling. Officials said people injured in the mass shooting were taken to nearby hospitals in good to critical condition, with some currently in surgery.

One individual suffered graze wounds and refused medical attention at the scene, according to police.

Police said they are following up on "several different" leads and detectives are currently investigating.

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