7 Shot at Club During Rapper’s Album Release Party

Lauren Petty, NBC Chicago, March 21, 2013

Seven people were injured in an overnight shooting at a record release party at a nightclub in Chicago’s South Side Gresham neighborhood.

Police said three men opened fire inside Mr. G’s Supperclub on the 1500 block of West 87th Street around 1:15 a.m. A fight had started at the release party for a local rapper, police said, and three men pulled out handguns and fired into the crowd.

A 19-year-old woman was struck and taken to Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. Six men, mostly in their 20s, were also wounded. {snip}

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Rap artists Nino, King Samson and Lil Mouse were listed on a club poster as scheduled performers at the show.

{snip} Police said they believe the incident is gang-related.

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