The police cited preliminary data that at least four people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting incident in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago on Tuesday morning.
A police spokesperson said that the police received a call at about 5:40 in the morning stating that many people were shot dead.
At least four people died and four were hospitalized. According to the police, two of them are in critical condition, while the condition of the remaining two is unclear.
The police believe that there were no minors among the injured and the victims, but it is not yet clear the age of the victims.
An unidentified man was shot in the back of the head and was hospitalized at Advocate Christ Hospital on Oak Lawn.
Another 25-year-old man was also shot in the back of the head and was taken to the same hospital. A woman was in critical condition and was hospitalized at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
A 23-year-old man came to St. Mary’s Hospital. Bernard had a gunshot wound on his back. He was transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center in a critical condition.
The police said that several people gathered in a house and the shooting happened after the quarrel escalated.
“More people have gunshot wounds,” the police statement said.
At first it was not clear how many people were injured. Earlier, police spokesperson Sally Bown (Sally Bown) said that she could not confirm reports of more than one person being killed.
“The investigation is ongoing, so this is what we currently have,” she wrote in an email.