CPD searching for suspects in Chicago shooting on West Eastwood in Ravenswood: ‘It’s scary’ – What We Know!

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police are on the lookout for three male suspects after a Ravenswood taking pictures left a lady critically injured Wednesday afternoon.

Chicago police mentioned the 24-year-old girl was within the yard of a house within the 2400-block of West Eastwood Avenue shortly earlier than 2:40 p.m. when she was shot within the chest.

She was taken to Swedish Hospital in essential situation and remained essential early Thursday.

The taking pictures occurred in again of a house only a block from the Western Brown Line CTA cease, simply off the alley that runs alongside the L tracks, close to a playground the place youngsters had been taking part in. A Hyundai sedan parked behind the house is riddled with bullet holes, with a couple of dozen within the windshield alone. By all indications, that’s solely a fraction of the pictures fired.

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It was not instantly clear if the girl was within the automobile when she was shot, however over 40 proof markers blanketed the scene Wednesday.

A number of properties had been hit by bullets.

A neighbor who requested to not be recognized mentioned the taking pictures left the neighborhood shaken.

“It’s scary, scary. My neighbor thought it was fireplace crackers. I assumed it was a motorbike. So it’s actually sort of harmful out right here,” they mentioned.

One other neighbor, who additionally requested to stay nameless, mentioned there was a person with an extended gun exchanging gunfire with two different males within the alley. Police haven’t but launched any particulars of the circumstances of the taking pictures.

“We weren’t certain what it was at first; it appeared like one thing was falling from the constructing. It rattled the constructing that a lot; it shook the constructing,” one other neighbor mentioned.

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At the least one weapon was recovered, and police radio exchanges indicated a number of the folks concerned additionally discarded their clothes.

A number of neighbors mentioned there have been issues on the residence up to now. The constructing is break up into three items. Neighbors mentioned there have been events, folks ingesting and doing medicine outdoors, and automobiles coming and going.

Nonetheless a mid-afternoon taking pictures was very shocking, they mentioned.

“I’m within the subsequent block over; I’m a couple of five-minute stroll from there. I’m not conscious of any issues they’d, whether or not there have been issues or not issues, however I do know that many of the residents right here, and I’ve been right here 35 years, don’t really feel secure,” neighbor David Montgomery mentioned.

Nobody is at present in custody, and a motive remains to be unclear, as CPD seek for three male suspects.

Space Three detectives are investigating.

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