Responded to a complaint of shots fired at 521 University Parkway shortly after 10pm on 06/18/19. A male, Demetrius Ferguson was transported to St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields where he was later pronounced dead from apparent gunshot wound. A second male victim, was treated and is in stable condition.

There is no known immediate threat to the community based on the preliminary information obtained. Further information regarding the incident may be provided as the investigation develops. The Department appreciates the many tips and cooperation that have been received from the public. Any information regarding the incident should be forwarded to the University Park Police Department at 708-534-0911

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