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Local rapper killed in shooting outside Cook County Jail: report

A man was killed, and two women were wounded in a shooting Saturday night outside of Cook County Jail in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

About 8:50 p.m., the 31-year-old man, identified as Londre Sylvester Sunday night by the Cook County medical examiner’s office, and a 60-year-old woman were walking in the 2700 block of West California Boulevard when two people got out of a car and began firing at them, Chicago police said.

Sylvester was struck in the face and chest and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The woman was struck in the knee and taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was listed in good condition.

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Chicago weekend gun violence leaves 40 shot, 11 killed, including rapper ambushed after release from jail

Rapper KTS Dre, whose real name is Londre Sylvester, was killed across street from Cook County Jail

Chicago’s weekend gun violence left at least 40 people shot, including 11 fatally – and among those killed was rapper KTS Dre, who was riddled with dozens of bullets shortly after he was let out of jail.

A police report says the 31-year-old local rapper, whose real name was Londre Sylvester, had just been released on electronic monitoring when he was fatally shot across the street from the Cook County Jail around 8:50 p.m. Saturday in what authorities believe to be a targeted attack, Fox 32 reported.

Sylvester was left suffering from as many as 64 bullet wounds to his head and other areas of the body, the Chicago Tribune reported. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:25 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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