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Six shot at Easter party in suburban Montgomery

Six people were shot early Sunday garage this house JacksWaubansistreets Montgomery.  |  Steve Lord/For Sun-Times Media

Six people were shot early Sunday in the garage of this house at Jackson and Waubansia streets in Montgomery. | Steve Lord/For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: May 22, 2014 6:29AM



MONTGOMERY – Six people were shot at an Easter party early Sunday in west suburban Montgomery.

About 12:40 a.m., a gunman got out of an SUV and began shooting into a garage where the group was gathered, Montgomery Police Chief Dan Meyers said in an emailed statement.

Four men and two women, all between the ages of 20 and 30, were wounded. Five of the injured were taken by ambulance to two hospitals in Aurora, authorities said. A sixth was taken to the hospital by a friend.

Details, including the motive for the shooting weren’t available Sunday. Authorities are seeking the shooter, who had at least one to two handguns, as well as a gold SUV that may be tied to the crime.

Montgomery police tapped the Kane County Major Crimes Task Force to help work the case.

Contributing: Sun-Times Wire



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