3 Black men killed in “intentional” hit-and-run outside gay bar in Chicago, police say

Three Black men were killed in a hit-and-run collision in front of a popular gay bar early Sunday morning, which police reportedly said “appears to be intentional.”

At a press conference on Monday, officials with Chicago Police Department said the hit-and-run happened after an argument inside a bar turned into a physical altercation on the street. One of the people involved in the altercation got into a car and drove into a group standing outside the establishment, reported NBC News.

Four men were struck in the collision. Three died at a hospital and one person remains hospitalized.

Police said the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run was found, but they are still searching for the driver.

Police reportedly said the incident is not currently being investigated as a hate crime.

More about the hit-and-run incident and investigation can be found here.

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