News to wake up from a good sleep…
The shooting unfolded on Tuesday evening in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham community on the South Side, where police say multiple people were shot outside a funeral home, according to a local CBS affiliate.
Multiple people shot at 79th/CarpenterSpoke with people here who said they were inside a funeral home when the shots started. Spoke to a woman who had blood on her jeans. She didnt know whose blood it was. I’m told The funeral was for a shooting victim. @cbschicagopic.twitter.com/Aun75y7VZk
— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) July 22, 2020
The Chicago Fire Department said 11 victims were being treated at the University of Chicago Medical Center for their injuries, all in serious or critical condition.
BREAKING NOW: Up to 16 people shot near 79th and Carpenter. @Chicago_Police on scene. Sources tell me some victims walked into hospitals others taken by ambulances and officers even took some victims to hospitals. @cbschicagopic.twitter.com/MNm1h5GeXI
— Jermont Terry (@JermontTerry) July 22, 2020
A local reporter on the scene said there were “dozens of dozens” of shell casings visible on the ground in the aftermath of the incident, also citing a resident who said it sounded like “multiple weapons” were used in the shooting.
Dozens and dozens of shell casings, neighbor said sounded like multiple weapons and didn’t see return fire. Victims fell out in front of a lounge next to the funeral home, young and old, some ran and found west of here. #chicagopic.twitter.com/wKChPv1Zso
— Peter Nickeas (@PeterNickeas) July 22, 2020
Just gets worse and worse everyday…