CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting in broad daylight in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
As CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reported, the shooting happened the alley behind Troy Street at Huron Street just before 3 p.m.
Police said two men wearing masks opened fire on a car with three people inside.
A 25-year-old man was hit multiple times in his body. He was rushed to the emergency room at Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where he was later pronounced dead.
A 33-year-old man was shot in both of his legs and one of his arms. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
A 31-year-old woman was shot in her arm. She managed to escape the vehicle and call for help, and at last check, she was in good condition at Mount Sinai.
Another woman who is the mother of one of the victims was taken to Stroger for emotional distress after she collapsed in grief. Her condition was stable, the Fire Department said.
The crime scene was very large, with more than 30 evidence markers dotting the scene.
Witnesses said they heard as many as two dozen shots in what they say is normally a quiet neighborhood. None of the witnesses would go on camera.
Late Sunday afternoon, police investigators were walking between the alley and a building where one of the victims is believed to have stumbled before collapsing. There was quite a bit of blood evidence near the building.