Shooting Victims at Benito Juarez High School on Laflin St Chicago

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Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded about 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 16, 2022 to a report of a shooting at Benito Juarez High School, 2150 South Laflin Street, Chicago.

UPDATE: Two boys killed, two wounded.

In an early report, two people were reported shot inside the school, and one gunshot victim was reported outside the school. A Chicago Fire Department EMS Plan 1 was activated, but initially only three victims were found at the school.

A gunshot victim was also reported located on Cermak Road. No confirmation was reported for the location on Cermak Road as of 2:55 p.m. Ambulances were staged at Cermak Road and Laflin Street.

At about 300 p.m. one victim was reported dead at the scene, one victim with life-threatening injuries, and two more victims — conditions initially unknown.


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

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