Fifteen people are shot and at least two of them are killed during early morning party in Chicago
Shooting happened at around 4:40am on South South Chicago Avenue
Police received call of disturbance on 6700 block of S. South Chicago Avenue
At least 15 people whose ages range from 20 to 44 were struck by gunfire
Officials said at least seven rushed to hospital in serious to critical condition
Throughout city over the weekend, at least 15 others were wounded by gunfire
At least 15 people were shot early on Sunday at a party and two of them have died, according to local reports coming out of Chicago.
At least seven of the people shot were taken to hospitals in serious to critical condition, department spokesperson Larry Merritt told the Chicago Sun-Times.
The shooting appears to have stemmed from a party, news outlets reported.
Two of the deaths were pronounced at the scene. One person refused treatment, WLS-TV reported.
According to the police, witnesses reported a disturbance on the 6700 block of South Chicago Avenue at around 4:41am on Sunday morning.
A total of 15 people whose ages range from 20 to 44 years old were struck by gunfire, according to officials and local press reports.