Greyhound shooting: Man shot and killed near West Loop bus station in 600 block of W. Harrison Street, Chicago police say

Greyhound shooting: Man shot and killed near West Loop bus station in 600 block of W. Harrison Street, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (TOC) — Proof markers lined the sidewalk proper in entrance of Chicago’s Greyhound bus terminal on Monday, the place simply earlier than 11:30 a.m., a person was shot and killed in what seems to have been a focused assault.

Police imagine the sufferer was an worker on the within the West Loop station within the 600 block of West Harrison Road, however they aren’t releasing an identification simply but as they proceed to hunt out the one that shot him.

“The sufferer parked his automobile proper in entrance of the Greyhound station. Upon exiting his automobile he was approached by one offender who fired a number of rounds on the sufferer,” stated Jill Stevens with the Chicago Police Division.

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Police stated the sufferer was rushed to Stroger Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless. As for the shooter, investigators stated he fled on foot. Chopper 7HD flew above the scene as police investigated and closed off close by streets.

One man stated he had simply parked in entrance of the sufferer’s automotive when the gunfire broke out.

“As I drove up, I heard a complete bunch of photographs. I noticed individuals operating away, however I did not see anything. I did not see the one that shot him,” he stated. “I simply noticed him laying on the bottom. I simply wished to return in to test on a ticket, on the worth of a ticket and that was it. However I noticed him first.”

“The offender is roughly 5-foot-10. Darkish pores and skin. Heavyset. He is carrying sweatpants with two stripes on both facet of his legs. He is additionally carrying a black hoodie with white writing throughout it,” Stevens stated.

After being interrupted for a few hours, bus operations resumed on the terminal, with buses now arriving and departing as scheduled.

“I heard the sirens as I used to be strolling up,” stated Nicole Williams, a Greyhound buyer. “I am attempting to get to a different a part of the town, so I obtained off one bus to return and get on to a different bus.”

Police say they’re reviewing surveillance video, however nobody is in custody. Space Three detectives are reviewing safety cameras and interviewing witnesses.

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