Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded just before 2:00 p.m. to a report of shots fired and multiple people shot in the block of 2900 East 78th Street.
One gunshot victim walked about three-quarters of a mile from the shooting scene to a McDonald’s at 79th Street and Yates. Two of the victims were transported to hospitals where they were pronounced dead, and three victims are listed in critical condition.
Chicago police say that five victims were inside an apartment in the block of 2900 East 78th Street when an unknown offender or offenders (likely two teens wearing skis with one wearing camouflage style clothing) entered the apartment by kicking in a door in what appears to be a home invasion. One or both offenders shot the victims. One of the victims was able to flee the apartment, and make itsds to the McDonald’s. That victim was transported to Level 1 Trauma Center University of Chicago hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The other four victims remained inside the apartment where two of the victims were pronounced on scene and two victims were transported to Level 1 Trauma Center University of Chicago, where they were listed in critical condition. Chicago police detectives are investigating the homicide case, and no one is in custody, according to the Chicago Police Department.
A woman and man were killed, 3 others injured in South Shore mass shooting (Marissa Perlman/CBS 2 Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ
BREAKING NEWS: South Shore mass shooting leaves 2 dead, 3 critically wounded https://t.co/ULEwu4AbRR
— CBS Chicago (@cbschicago) January 23, 2023
A South Shore, Chicago shooting left two people killed and two others injured after in the 2900 block of East 78th Street, fire officials said. https://t.co/uKjsoGkrlo
— ABC 7 Chicago (@ABC7Chicago) January 23, 2023
CPD: 5 people shot — 2 fatally — in South Shore
Story: https://t.co/tIg46QGqso pic.twitter.com/NkCoHWv2qN
— WGN TV News (@WGNNews) January 23, 2023
Two people were killed and three others were injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. https://t.co/7NP4OPHfug
— FOX 32 News (@fox32news) January 23, 2023
BREAKING: Media staging for Five (5) shooting victims (2) of which Deceased incident in the 2900 block of E. 78th St. in @ChicagoCAPS04 is 78th & Exchange. Surviving victims in critical condition. #ChicagoPolice pic.twitter.com/BzUwHOLZie
— Tom Ahern (@TomAhernCPD) January 23, 2023
The shooting scene is just west of US-41 (South Lake Shore Drive) near Rainbow Beach Park, and less than 2 miles north of the Chicago Skyway.
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