2 killed in South Shore shooting Sunday

Two men were shot and killed in a South Shore shooting Sunday morning. 

Police said officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 1800 block of E. 71st Street, around 3:34 a.m., and found a 41-year-old man sitting in his car with a gunshot wound to the thigh. 

Another man was found laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to back, unresponsive.

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Both men were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. The man in the car was identified as Shannon Lofton by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The man lying on the ground was also pronounced dead, police said. His identity has not yet been released.

There is no one in custody at this time. Area three detectives are investigating.