Chicago police are looking for the driver who hit four men and killed 3 of them early Sunday morning.
It happened around 5 a.m. in the South Shore community in the 7000 block of South Jeffery, according to authorities.
Following the horrific hit-and-run crash, Jeffery Street and 71st Avenue were peppered with a large numbers of evidence indicators next to shoes and bits of vehicles.
Devonta K. Vivetter, 27, of Chicago, and Donald Huey, 25, of South Holland, have been identified as the victims. The third fatality has yet to be identified.
A pod cam footage captures the men flying in the air after being hit by a vehicle.
The crash was captured on dashcam video, which shows several individuals on the street. Within seconds, a car slams through, striking four men.
Chicago hit and run Dash cam footage in the Jackson Park Highlands 3 killed pic.twitter.com/DW67j1Vi1n— LiNx23🛡📈 (@Nx23Li) August 15, 2022
Three men were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and declared dead.
The 4th man was taken to Stroger Hospital with unspecified injuries.
The hit-and-run occurred outside Jeffery Pub, one of the city’s longest-running LGBTQ establishments. The company stated on its Facebook page, “We always encourage everyone to leave and go to your vehicles right away to make it home safe. And tonight this happened.”
A family member announced on social media that a balloon release will be held at Jeffery Pub to honor and remember the 3 men who died early Sunday morning.
Police have not stated whether they believe the driver intentionally hit the men in the street.