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Authorities investigate scene South Side apartment where two men were shot death after an apparent home invasiSunday morning. |

Authorities investigate the scene at a South Side apartment where two men were shot to death after an apparent home invasion Sunday morning. | Devlin Brown~for Sun-Times Media

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Updated: January 20, 2014 5:04PM

Authorities have identified the two men who were shot to death after an apparent home invasion Sunday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Salah Yousef Jaber Muhieddin, 35, and Harb Ibraihim Yousef Mohyddin, 18, were killed during the break-in, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

About 5 a.m., Chicago police were summoned to an apartment building in the 9100 block of South Commerical Avenue. The caller said a man had been shot in a neighboring apartment and turned up at the neighbor’s door for help, according to police.The injured man collapsed in the neighbor’s apartment and was dead by the time officers arrived. Police found a second man shot to death in the building.

Police are investigating the shooting as an apparent home invasion, according to Chicago Police Officer Michael Sullivan, a department spokesman.

No one is in custody, but detectives continue investigating.

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