Mass Shooting at Pancake House at Western Ave and 116th St, Chicago; 1 Dead, 5 Wounded


The shooting happened at an outdoor dining tent at the Lumes Pancake House in Morgan Park. CBS 2’s Steven Graves reports.

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 1:40 p.m. Sunday August 30, 2020 to a report that multiple people were shot. Initially police and paramedics found three victims in the parking lot and one victim inside the Lumes Pancake House at 11601 South Western Avenue.


In total, one adult male was shot dead, two adult females suffered serious injuries, one male suffered serious injuries, and two other females were also wounded.

Chicago police are investigating offenders in a vehicle that fled on Western Avenue.

Western Avenue is closed by police in the area 116th Street and 117th Street.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


Witnesses said they heard 20-30 shots fired outside the Chicago restaurant as people ate in a large white tent used for additional seating for a predominantly after-church crowd.

One person was fatally shot and four others were injured in a shooting outside a pancake house Sunday on Chicago’s Far South Side. NBC 5’s Christian Farr has the details.

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The shooting happened this past Sunday as people dined at Lumes Pancake House in Morgan Park. One man was killed and four people were injured.

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