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Two Men Killed in Pilsen Shooting

Police said the shooting may have been gang-related

Two men were fatally shot inside a parked vehicle early Saturday in the Pilsen neighborhood.

At about 1:30 a.m., Johnathan Ramirez, 18, and Santos Bueno, 22, were sitting in the vehicle in the 1000 block of West 18th Street when someone walked up and fired shots, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Both men suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Bueno lived in the 7900 block of South Kilpatrick, according to the medical examiner’s office. Ramirez’s home address was unknown as of Saturday afternoon.

Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.

Louis Patino told a reporter at the scene that he was at a party inside a building near the shooting .

“A bunch of people were looking through the window and we all got curious,” Patino said. “They were just screaming, “Somebody got shot! Somebody got shot!”

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