2 charged in Uptown fatal shooting

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Friday, September 4, 2015
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LEFT: Michael Laster, 28 of Chicago. RIGHT: Jonathan Thompson, 33, of Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two men have been charged in a fatal Uptown shooting on Wednesday, Chicago police said.

Michael Laster, 28, and Jonathan Thompson, 33, both of Chicago, both face two counts of first-degree murder. They are scheduled to appear in bond court on Friday.

The shooting happened near West Argyle Street and North Winthrop Avenue -- not far from the Argyle Red Line stop - at about 2:15 a.m. on the city's North Side.

The victims, both men who were ages 32 and 34, were shot multiple times and pronounced dead at Illinois Masonic Hospital.