SWAT team arrests man after 4 shot, 1 killed at West Humboldt Park home, Chicago police say

SWAT team arrests man after 4 shot, 1 killed at West Humboldt Park home, Chicago police say

CHICAGO — Neighbors watched Sunday night time as dozens of police and SWAT officers labored the scene the place one man was killed and 4 others – together with the suspect – have been wounded in a capturing in West Humboldt Park.

A gunman opened fireplace within the 4400 block of West Walton Avenue about 10:30 p.m., Chicago police mentioned.

The 23-year-old suspect barricaded himself inside a constructing for a minimum of 90 minutes earlier than he was arrested and handled for a gunshot wound to his foot at Illinois Masonic Medical Middle.

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Police mentioned a home incident preceded gunfire that killed a person and wounded the others:

A 69-year-old was shot in his arm and torso. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and pronounced lifeless, police mentioned.

A person, 45, was shot within the torso and foot and brought to Stroger Hospital in critical situation.

A person, 25, was shot in his leg and brought to Mount Sinai in critical situation.

A person, 27, was shot within the buttocks and brought to West Suburban Hospital in good situation.

Dozens of neighbors stood on entrance porches and sidewalks, watching as SWAT and law enforcement officials investigated. A girl and lady have been crying a couple of block away. One other lady was seen watching officers from the window of an residence constructing.

Stephanie Franco and her mom, who dwell close by, heard the pictures and initially thought they have been fireworks, earlier than listening to a lady scream and police sirens minutes later.

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“Why would there be fireworks if Memorial Day is tomorrow?” Franco mentioned she thought to herself.

Franco’s mom, who did not need to be named, mentioned she simply acquired again from work at her manufacturing facility job and was within the kitchen when the capturing occurred. She did not suppose the gunfire was near her home.

“It is often peaceable and quiet right here,” Franco mentioned, including that she has a 3-month-old boy within the dwelling. “That is scary.”

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2021.)

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