Police said the victim, a 32-year-old male and a 29-year-old female, were both inside a vehicle at the time of the shooting on 21st Street just west of Western Avenue.
Chicago police said the vehicle, a black Honda SUV, continued traveling eastbound on 21st St. after the shooting until it struck a parked car in the 2300-block of West 21st Street.
Both the man and the woman were pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses reported hearing as many as eight gunshots.
Witnesses said a large crowd descended on the scene after the shooting, and it appeared that a fight broke out between the crowd and police officers. Police said during that aftermath, a female officer sustained a leg injury. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment in fair condition.
Three people were taken into custody during the chaos in the aftermath of the shooting.
No one is currently in custody for the shooting. Area Three detectives are investigating.
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