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Two killed in shooting in Bridgeport outside all-night restaurant

Updated: February 28, 2013 7:11AM



Two men were killed and another wounded early Saturday when a masked gunman walked up to them outside a Bridgeport hamburger stand and unleashed a barrage of bullets.

The three were shot when they went outside for a smoke after ordering food inside Kevin’s Hamburger Heaven in the 500 block of West Pershing Road around 4 a.m., police said.

One of the dead victims, an unidentified man believed to be in his 40s, was shot four times — twice in the back of the head and twice in the back.

A 41-year-old man was shot three times in the chest.

The third victim, 48, was shot in the right arm and lower abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital, according to the police.

It was the second killing outside an all-night restaurant in Bridgeport in the past four months.

Early on Sept. 30, 25-year-old Jose Escobar died after being shot outside a fast-food restaurant in the 900 block of West 35th Street.



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