Saturday, May 18

Chicago mass shooting leaves 8-year-old woman dead, 10 others hurt

Chicago authorities think gang-related violence resulted in the deadly shooting of a girl that likewise left 10 others hurt Saturday night in the city’s South Side.

According to authorities, the shooting occurred near 52nd St. and South Damen Ave. at around 9:18 p.m. A lady was eliminated from a gunshot injury to the head, while 2 kids– 1 and 7 years of ages– were seriously hurt after being shot numerous times.

The lady who passed away was at first recognized by cops as an 8-year-old, however her daddy later on informed Telemundo and published on social networks the she was 9.

Deputy Police Chief Don Jerome stated cops assisted in action efforts for the other 8 victims, varying in age from 19 to 40, by using tourniquets and chest seals.

The victims were apparently standing outside at a household event. A declaration launched by the Chicago Police Department stated a witness saw a black sedan technique the scene when the shots sounded out into the crowd. All victims were accompanied to regional healthcare facilities around the location by the Chicago Fire Department.

“This was not a random act of violence. It was most likely gang-related,” Jerome stated. “Regardless of the inspiration for this event, 3 innocent kids were struck tonight and among them unfortunately caught her injuries. The wrongdoers’ actions, make no error, are dreadful and inappropriate in our city.”

Location One investigators are still examining the event and no arrests have actually been made.

Noah Osborne

Noah Osborne is a news connect with NBC News Digital.

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