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5th Person Dies From Mass Shooting In Englewood

A 25-year-old woman died Saturday after being shot last week in Englewood. That shooting killed four others.

Chicagoans with TARGET Area Development gather on June 16, 2021, near the scene of Tuesday's mass shooting in the 6200 block of South Morgan Street.
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CHICAGO — A fifth person has died after a mass shooting last week in Englewood.

The shooting happened Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Morgan Street. Briana Lawrence, 25, was pronounced dead 2:20 p.m. Saturday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Shermetria Williams, 19; Ratanya Aryiel Rogers, 28; Denice Mathis; and Blake Lee died last week from the shooting. Three other people were wounded.

Police have not yet arrested anyone in connection to the shooting, and an investigation is ongoing.

That Tuesday, witnesses heard gunfire at about 2 a.m. and again between 5:30-5:45 a.m. Supt. David Brown said at a news conference. Officers went to the home at about 6 a.m. and found the victims.

There had been an argument inside the home and someone fired shots, police have said. Seven of the eight victims were shot in their heads, and one man was shot in his back.

A 2-year-old girl was also in the home during the shooting. The child was not wounded, but she was taken to a hospital of an abundance of caution, police said.

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