2 killed as violence erupts on Memorial Day

May 31, 2011 (CHICAGO)

In the city's Chatham neighborhood, a 27-year-old man was killed trying to protect his girlfriend. Police say the man's girlfriend was being attacked by several females, and when he intervened, a group of males approached and shot him several times.

The second fatal shooting happened near the beach at 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive. A 22-year-old woman was shot and killed during a fight.

No arrests have been made in either shooting.

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