A man was killed and six people, five of who are women, were wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood just a few blocks from Chicago Police Department headquarters.
The victims were standing on the sidewalk during a barbecue at 10:37 p.m. in the first block of East 37th Place when a group of males walked up and fired shots from the corner of the block, according to Chicago Police spokeswoman Officer Brandi Wright.
Alfred Mitchell Jr., 28, was shot in the back and pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side.
A mass shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side killed a 28-year-old man and wounded six others late Tuesday, authorities said.
Several attackers came up to a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk near East 37th Place and South Michigan Avenue just before 10:40 p.m. and began shooting, police said.
A large family and neighbors were at a barbecue at the time, according to a relative of the injured who came to the crime scene. Kids were running with hot dogs in their hands, and older family members were hanging out, when the gunmen opened fire, he said.
The shooting brought to 11 the number of people shot over six hours from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, police said. In one of the other shootings, a 48-year-old man was killed on the West Side, police said.
In the Bronzeville shooting, a 28-year-old man was shot
A mass shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the city’s South Side left a 28-year-old man dead and injured six others late Tuesday, authorities said.
Several gunmen came up to a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk near the corner of East 37th Street and South Michigan Place just before 10:40 p.m. and began shooting, police said.
A large family and neighbors were standing outside for a barbecue when the bullets started flying, said a relative of the injured who came to the crime scene. Kids were running with hot dogs in their hands and older family members were hanging out when the gunmen opened fire, he said.
The mass shooting brings to 11 the number of people shot in about six hours from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, police said. In a separate shooting, a 48-year-old man was fatally shot on the West Side, police said.
BANGKOK — Gunmen shot dead eight people, including at least one child, in a house in Thailand after holding them hostage, police said on Tuesday, a rare incident in a country where although guns are common, such mass shootings are rare.
The eight were killed in the southern province of Krabi, which is a popular beach destination, after the gunmen stormed the house late on Monday and held the inhabitants hostage before shooting them, police said.
Three people were wounded.
Police said they believed the motive was some kind of personal dispute.
“They were found this morning. Eight people died, three were injured. They were all found at the house,” Manat In-prom, an officer at the Ao Luk police station in the province, told Reuters.
“We believe there were five or six criminals.”
Thailand has a high rate of gun ownership and many
July 9 (UPI) — A 22-year-old woman was shot to death during a gender reveal shower near Cincinnati, Ohio Sunday.
Eight others, including several children and a pregnant woman, were also wounded.
Autum Garrett of Huntington, Ind., was found dead at the scene, according to police. Three children, ages 8, 6 and 2, were also wounded but treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
According to a GoFundMe page created for Garrett, two of her children and her husband were also injured during the shooting.
An expectant mother at the party was shot in her leg and her family told WLWT that the injury caused her to lose her baby.
Police said two gunmen entered the front door of the Colerain Township, Ohio home at approximately 11:20 p.m. Saturday night and opened fire on the baby shower party.
The shooting lasted “maybe a minute or two” before the