CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a man who was apparently ambushed after being released from the Cook County Jail in Chicago suffered as many as 64 bullet wounds to his head and other parts of his body.
A police report says the shooting Saturday night killed rapper 31-year-old Londre Sylvester who also goes by the name KTS Dre.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In North Austin
The report says Sylvester had just been released after being fitted for electronic monitoring and was walking to a waiting vehicle.
That’s when several suspects “exited two separate vehicles and all began to shoot in Sylvester’s direction, striking him numerous times.”READ MORE: Lollapalooza Now Requiring Masks In Tents And Indoors For All Attendees
The suspects reentered their vehicles and fled. The killing comes amid a rise in shootings this year in Chicago and broader concerns nationwide about increasing violence.
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