CHICAGO (CBS) ― The mother and brother of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson were reportedly found dead in a South Side home, CBS Station WBBM-TV in Chicago reported.
Two adults were found fatally shot at a home at 70th Street and Yale Avenue at 3 p.m. Friday, authorities said. Willie Davis, the pastor of the Hudson family's church, Progressive Baptist, confirmed that 57-year-old Darnell Hudson Donnerson was one of the victims.
The second victim is Jennifer Hudson's brother, Jason Hudson, according to a family relative, WBBM-TV reported.
The other victim was a man, the Chicago Fire Department said.
Chicago police are now searching for a man and boy, believed to be driving on the North Side. The man is known as "William," has braids in his hair, and is driving a 1994 Chevy, according to police scanner traffic. The 7-year-old, known as Julian, is wearing a tan jersey with the number 5 on it, and tan slacks.
The shooting is believed to be domestic.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's office has been notified of the deaths of two people from a home at the address, but additional information is unavailable.
Jennifer Hudson became famous after appearing on "American Idol" in 2004. She went on to win an Oscar for her performance in the film "Dreamgirls."