Police: 3 dead in Brighton Park quintuple shooting

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Five men were shot -- three of them fatally -- Wednesday afternoon in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood, police said.

The shooting happened inside a two-story, multi-unit residential building in the 3900-block of South Albany Avenue just before 3 p.m. Wednesday. The victims were inside the home when an unknown male walked inside and began shooting, police said.

A police source said the shooting appeared to be related to drugs. No one was in custody Wednesday night.

An 18-year-old and a 19-year-old were each shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene. Another male victim was shot in the torso and pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

A 19-year-old man was shot in the side and listed in critical condition at Mt. Sinai. An 18-year-old man was shot in the torso and listed in critical condition at Stroger Hospital.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.
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