At least 5 people shot on Chicago’s Near North Side at incident near CTA station – Chicago Tribune

At least 5 people had been shot late Thursday within the 800 block of North State Street, blocks from the Magnificent Mile, authorities stated.

The incident apparently resulted in at least one fatality.

A Chicago Fire Department spokesman stated personnel responded at about 10:30 p.m. to the scene and took 5 gunshot victims and one burn sufferer to space hospitals. One sufferer was in grave situation and the opposite gunshot victims had been all in severe to crucial situation, Chief Juan Hernandez, a spokesperson with the hearth division stated.

Police later stated 5 people had been shot at the situation and a sixth particular person “has been pronounced (dead).”

The victims had been taken to Illinois Masonic, Stroger, and Northwestern Memorial hospitals, Hernandez stated.

“We’re still on the scene,” Hernandez stated at shortly earlier than midnight Thursday night time. “Apparently there are some passengers stuck down on a train because they’re searching the subway for any type of weapon that may have been discarded.”

There had been no suspects in custody, Chicago Police spokesman Tom Ahern stated in a Tweet simply after 11 p.m.

Shortly earlier than then, responders had been seen eradicating people — at least two who gave the impression to be gravely injured — from an space between a McDonald’s and a CTA station on the northeast nook of State Street and Chicago Avenue.

Amid the chaos of the taking pictures’s aftermath, a girl yelled at officer standing near the station entrance, “What hospital? My brother got shot!”


As paramedics and officers labored the scene a combat erupted between two people throughout the road. Shortly after 11:15 p.m. a bunch crossed a line of police tape and argued with a officers earlier than they had been pushed again.

Two ladies had been amongst these taken away on stretchers. One was sitting up and silent as paramedics lifted her into an ambulance.

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