According to authorities, a dispute led an unnamed suspect to fire a gun into a crowd in Chicago early on Sunday, killing one woman and injuring six others.
Less than 10 miles west of downtown, on the 4800 block of West Iowa St., a shooting occurred around 1 a.m., according to Chicago police in a prepared news release made available to USA TODAY.
When police arrived, they discovered a 25-year-old lady unconscious on the ground suffering from numerous gunshot wounds. The unidentified woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she passed away, according to police.
Six additional persons were shot, including a 29-year-old male who was in critical condition after receiving gunshot wounds to the chest and arm, according to the police.
A 17-year-old girl shot in the leg, a 27-year-old guy injured in the leg, a 29-year-old man shot in the arm, a 28-year-old woman shot in the ear, and a 28-year-old male shot in the leg and arm are the remaining five victims who had non-life-threatening wounds.
Seven (7) individuals shot, (1) of which fatal, as the result of a shooting incident in the 4800 block of W. Iowa. PIO on scene. Dep. Chief Gutierrez will provide an update at Area 5 HQ at 6am.
— Chicago Police Communications & News Affairs (@CPD_Media) June 4, 2023
All of the adult survivors were sent to Cook County’s John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital for medical attention. According to authorities, the young victim was brought to West Suburban Medical Center.