Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident

Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident

Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident

Police are continuing to do a "methodical search" of the hospital, according to Guglielmi.

Police earlier warned people to avoid the area surrounding the hospital after reports of a shooting nearby.

Further details about the possible shooting were not immediately available and police did not share how many people were injured or how severe the injuries were.

Avitia said an officer arrived on the scene in an SUV and the gunman fired at the officer.

A gunman opened fire Monday afternoon on the campus of Mercy Hospital, shooting at least one victim multiple times in the parking lot and also critically wounding a Chicago police officer. They appeared to know each other and were having a normal conversation. She said she saw officers shooting back and forth. I was in the hospital at mercy over the weekend and I was just about to go back an hour ago bc I still feel disgusting but I told my mom and aunt I needed to take a nap first.

Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident
Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident

"I am scared as hell".

"I don't even have words to say how I was feeling", White said.

'This was very close to me.

The shots were fired about 3.28pm local time near 26th Street and MI streets.

After she fell, he continued to shoot, Gray told reporters outside the hospital.




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