Chicago (CBS) — Six people, including two children, were wounded in a West Englewood mass shooting Saturday evening, Chicago police said.
Police & detectives are responding to a multiple person shooting at 6300 BLK of S. Seeley where at least five or more people were wounded. Details to follow as we work to gather facts. If you were in that area, please send information anonymously to https://t.co/g9Q1Srtgmc pic.twitter.com/biDk2ZO8ZJ
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) April 6, 2019
According to police, people were gathered for a baby shower when shots were fired in the 6300 block of South Seeley Avenue.
A witness says a car stopped outside a home and began shooting at someone nearby. That person fired back and people, reacting to the gunfire, also began shooting.
A 10-year-old girl was shot in the shin, and an 8-year-old boy was shot in the chest and back. They were both stabilized and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital.
A 29-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder and chest. She was taken to Christ Hospital and is in critical condition.
A 42-year-old man was shot twice in the hip; a 23-year-old man was shot in the left foot; and a 28-year-old man was shot in the right shoulder.
Individuals on scene are not being cooperative with detectives. Shooting occured at a family gathering.
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) April 7, 2019
No one is in custody.