2 dead following drive-by shooting, fiery crash in Ravenswood

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Chicago police are looking for a suspect or suspects in a North Side shooting that left two men dead during Thursday evening’s rush period.

Chicago police said the shooting happened just after 5 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Wilson Avenue in Ravenswood. The two victims were driving down the street when police said someone in a passing white truck began shooting at them.

The driver was struck and lost control of the car, causing the vehicle to slam into a pole and burst into flames. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

His 28-year-old male passenger was shot in the chest. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where was later pronounced dead, police said.

Police are looking for any surveillance video that may help them find the shooter or shooters.

There was no one in custody.