Mass Shooting, Gang Members Fighting Police Near Area of South Ada St and 47th St in Chicago


Chicago Police Deering (9th) District Cmdr. Don Jerome has an update on the mass shooting Tuesday afternoon (CBS Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded about 4:33 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022 to a report of multiple people shot in the block of 4700 South Ada Street and 4800 South Ada Street in Chicago.



Police reported a red Mazda crashed with a windshield shot out was found with a windshield shot out at 4501 Marshfield. Police also recovered some rifles as offenders fled the scene. Scenes were reported in the area on South Paulina Street and South Marshfield Avenue.

Initially, three people were discovered shot in the area — then a fourth. Some suspects fled the scene on foot, but some gangs members stayed back and fought with police officers.

Police asked for backup as suspected gang members were surrounding the police in the 4700 block of Ada. Police were calling for backup for gang members fighting the police at 4756 South Ada Street. The situation appeared to be stabilizing around 4:40 p.m., but then gang members began attacking and jumping on police officers about 4:47 p.m.

A Chicago Fire Department EMS Plan 1 was also activated at the scene. The shooting victims were transported to Mt. Sinai, Stroger, University of Chicago and St. Bernard Hospital.

An offender, described as a male/Hispanic with long hair, wearing red shorts and a white T-shirt, was reported pointing a large assault rifle at passing cars at 49th Street and Loomis Avenue in Chicago.

The crime scene is on 48th Street between Ada and Bishop at the north alley.

Police officers were also attacked when they rushed to the scene at 48th and Ada streets. CBS 2’s Asal Rezaei reports. YouTube Tips ⓘ

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