1 Dead, 4 People In Critical Condition After Shooting At Yard Party In Gresham

The shooting took place around 4 a.m. in the 7800 block of Loomis Boulevard during a yard party, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

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SUZANNE LE MIGNOT: This morning from the South Side where several people have been shot in the Gresham neighborhood. CBS2's, Meredith Barack, is live right now outside of U of C hospital where some of those victims were taken, Meredith.

MEREDITH BARACK: Suzanne, we know at least five people were injured in that shooting. Firefighters say some of those victims were taken here to U of C hospital, others were taken to Christ.

The shooting happened early this morning, during what authorities are calling a yard party, in the 7800 block of Loomis. This is video from the scene where at least four men and one woman were shot.

You can see several ambulances as well as officers canvassing an alley and the yard where the party was taking place.

At least four of the victims are in critical condition. Now police say they are still looking into preliminary information and do plan to update us very soon.

Reporting live outside of U of C hospital, I'm Meredith Barack, CBS 2 News.

SUZANNE LE MIGNOT: Thanks, Meredith. Breaking news as well overn--