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Rapper Lil Reese ‘injured after being shot in Chicago’

It’s been reported that rapper Lil Reese has been shot (Picture: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

American rapper Lil Reese has reportedly been shot in an incident that took place in Chicago.

According to a local publication in Chicago, three men, including the 28-year-old musician, were shot on Saturday morning while at a parking garage in the neighbourhood of River North.

The news outlet said that a police spokesperson stated that the group of men present were ‘all shooting at each other’ at the time.

When police turned up at the scene just before 10am, they found three men who had been wounded, including Lil Reese, whose real name is Tavares Taylor.

It is also said that a stolen Dodge Durango was discovered, which had been peppered with bullet holes, CWB Chicago reported.

It’s been said that the two other men injured in the incident are a 20-year-old man and a 27-year-old man, with two of the men being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital ‘in critical condition’.

Lil Reese was ‘critically injured’ 18 months ago (Picture: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

It is understood that the third man, who is also seriously injured, is at Stroger Hospital. It is unknown what state Lil Reese is in.

Lil Reese’s most recent post on his Instagram Story was shared shortly before the shooting was said to have happened.

CWB Chicago shared a statement released by Chicago Police Department about the incident.

It read: ‘In the 0-100 block of W. Grand, on May 15, 2021, at approx. 9:50 a.m., officers responded to shots fired inside of a parking garage. Officers discovered three male gunshot wound victims, ages 20, 27, and 28.

‘The 20-year-old male victim was struck twice to the knee and was transported to Stroger Hospital initially reported in good condition. The 27-year-old male victim was struck multiple times to the body and was transported to Northwestern Hospital initially reported in critical condition.

‘The 28-year-old male victim sustained a graze wound to the thigh and was transported to Northwestern Hospital initially reported in fair condition. There are no offenders in custody at this time. Area Three Detectives are investigating.’

In November 2019, it was reported that Lil Reese had been ‘critically injured’ by a shot to his neck.

According to ABC7Chicago.com, police were called to the scene where they found a car with blood in the driver’s seat and on the ground near to the driver’s door.

Metro.co.uk has contacted representatives for Lil Reese and the Chicago Police Department for comment.

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