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Breaking news: Two dead in separate shootings

Two men were found shot to death in the North­east on Christ­mas Eve, po­lice said.

Of­ficers in­vest­ig­at­ing a shoot­ing re­port early Monday found a man fatally shot in the head in the rear of prop­er­ties on the 7100 block of Whi­taker Ave. in Burholme.

The vic­tim is black and was found by of­ficers at 12:12 a.m., said po­lice spokes­wo­man Of­ficer Christine O’Bri­en. He was pro­nounced dead at the scene at 12:26 a.m. Monday and his age and iden­tity were un­known, she said, adding that po­lice know of no motive for the shoot­ing and have no sus­pects.

An­oth­er man was found on the 4600 block of Dever­eaux Ave. about 10 hours later.

The 46-year-old white man, who was not iden­ti­fied by po­lice, was found at 10:23 a.m. and pro­nounced dead of a single gun­shot wound to his chest at 10:43 a.m., O’Bri­en said.

Po­lice have no sus­pects or motives in that slay­ing, O’Bri­en said.

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