Names of Chatham shooting victims released

July 30, 2011 8:15:22 AM PDT
Chicago police have now identified the victims of a double fatal shooting in the Chatham neighborhood.

Authorities say they found Kenneth Taylor and Moneet Baker with gunshot wounds in a vehicle Friday afternoon at East 81st Street and South Cottage Grove.

Police chased two suspects, whom they say first fled in a vehicle then got out and ran. The chase ended at 86th Street and Ingleside.

Officers had a gun battle with at least one offender.

A woman in the neighborhood said the shooting was very upsetting.

"Because you've got so much killing and so much gunfire and shooting in the area. It's a sad thing. It's just sadness," said Michele Stanton. "This is devastating this community. It's horrific. "

At one point, police shut down Metra tracks in the area while they searched for the suspects.

There was no word Saturday on their identities.

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