Chicago police stated a person was fatally shot whereas standing with a big group of individuals outdoors South Loop Elementary Faculty in a single day. The folks he was with all ran away after the capturing, and police nonetheless don’t know who he’s.
It occurred round 12:46 a.m. Sunday within the 1200 block of South Plymouth. Chicago police stated the person, who gave the impression to be in his mid-20s or early 30s, suffered gunshot wounds to his face and chest and was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
A close-by resident reported seeing a lady and youngster run previous the sufferer to flee the scene with the remainder of the group. Police detained a number of members of the group on the Roosevelt Orange Line platform, however CPD stated no arrests had been made.
Neighbors report that the identical group started congregating on faculty property a number of nights in the past, however authorities didn’t reply to 911 calls about them.
“This group had begun gathering on this spot a number of nights in the past,” a close-by resident stated. “Police have been contacted every night time, together with earlier this night, however nobody came visiting.”
He stated the group was hanging out on the varsity’s property.
“The sufferer was shot and killed on Plymouth between the doorway to the playground and the varsity drop-off. Children hang around with their dad and mom within the actual spot the place the physique is.”