Officials have identified the two men killed in a bar shooting in the city’s Grand Crossing neighborhood on Sunday morning.

36-year-old Marvin D. Powell and 39-year-old Jeremy Carothers were standing outside of a bar in the 900 block of East 75th Street just after 2 a.m. when a person in a silver four-door Ford vehicle opened fire, striking both men.

Powell suffered gunshot wounds to his neck and chest, and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Carothers was shot in his back and chest, and was pronounced dead on Sunday morning.

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According to police, the group was standing outside of a bar after a fight that had started inside the establishment spilled outside. Once outside, a total of seven victims were shot by the individual in the silver Ford.

One of the victims, a 36-year-old man, was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to his back.

Four other victims are expected to recover.

No suspect is in custody, and Area Central detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.

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