Shooting in Wheeling, IL: 5 wounded in home on South Fletcher, police say

Shooting in Wheeling, IL: 5 wounded in home on South Fletcher, police say

WHEELING, In poor health. (TOC) — 5 folks had been shot at a house in north suburban Wheeling early Saturday morning, in accordance with police.

It occurred round 5 a.m. within the 800 block of South Fletcher. The sufferer’s ages vary from 28-30 with “wounds of various levels,” Wheeling police mentioned.

“This usually does not occur right here. It is a good neighborhood,” mentioned neighbor Louis Arrela.

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A preliminary investigation revealed the incident was sparked by a disagreement earlier at a restaurant/bar in neighboring Prospect Heights, police mentioned. A gaggle then went to the house on Fletcher and opened fireplace. Police mentioned this was not a drive-by taking pictures.

A neighbor who didn’t wish to be recognized mentioned he heard the photographs.

“I heard speedy fireplace gunshots, I assumed it might need been only a child subsequent door popping up some rounds,” he mentioned. “About 5 minutes later the fireplace division rolled up, the police rolled up and 5 ambulances rolled up.”

A number of bullet holes went by way of the lounge window. The house owner advised ABC7 that his two sons had been within the kitchen on the time and prevented getting damage.

“I heard about 8-10 gunshots. It was pop, pop, pop. One proper after the opposite,” Arrela mentioned. “Somewhat scary.”

Police mentioned everybody concerned within the taking pictures has been cooperating. Additionally they mentioned there’s by no means been any earlier concern or felony exercise on the house.

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