July 14, Gresham, Chicago. Corner of 79th and Justine Street. A group of people is enjoying the quiet afternoon in front of the local food mart. Suddenly, a silver car pulls up from a nearby alley. Three men jump out of the car and open fire on the group.
Five are hit. Three critically.
The victims range in age from 27 to 50.
Just a few hours before, on the West Side of Chicago, another shooting took place when five persons were shot just after midnight.