Four people were killed, at least four others were injured in a mass shooting incident on the city’s South Side in Englewood.
Mass shooting incident in Chicago
Eight people were shot, four of them fatally, in a mass shooting in Chicago’s Englewood neighbourhood on Tuesday morning, according to Chicago police.
Officers from the Chicago Police Department responded to the intersection of 62nd and Morgan streets shortly before 5:45 a.m. for a reported shooting.
Before the shooting, there was an argument inside a home in the 6200 block of South Morgan, according to Chicago police.
Several people were gathered inside a home in the 6200 block of South Morgan Street when shots were fired following an argument, according to police. The shooting happened around 5:42 a.m., and four people were pronounced dead at the scene.
The names and ages of those killed were not immediately released by police, but none appear to be minors. According to police, a 25-year-old man who was shot in the back of the head and another man who was shot in the back were both taken to Christ Hospital in unknown condition.
A 23-year-old man and a woman were also admitted to the hospital in critical condition.
Police say a child is among those who were transported to area hospitals.