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2 Shot Near Obama’s Chicago Home

Two men were shot last night in the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago, about eight blocks from President Barack Obama's home there.

By// Mariah Craddick

Two men were shot Monday in the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago, about eight blocks from President Barack Obama’s home there, according to NBC Chicago

Police reported that the shooter came into an apartment building and opened fire on a 39-year-old man, striking him in the chest; he died at the scene. A 22-year-old man was also shot in the hand but was taken to the hospital and is listed in good condition.

Police are investigating whether the shooting is gang-related. This is the third homicide in the Hyde Park neighborhood this year.