At least 15 people were shot at a party Sunday morning in Chicago’s Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, leaving at least two people dead according to police.
Assistant Deputy Chief Paramedic Greg Stinnett said at least 15 people were shot inside a business in the 6700 block of South Chicago Avenue at approximately 4:40 a.m. Sunday morning.
The victims ages range from 20 to 44 years old. The victims were taken to area hospitals, some in critical condition.
Police recovered four guns at the scene, Chicago police superintendent David Brown told reporters at the scene Sunday morning. Area One detectives are investigating.
A shooter opened fire at a party, killing two people and injuring many others early Sunday morning on the South Side, police said.
“One of the patrons began to shoot inside the building striking multiple people,” Chicago police officials said in a statement.
So far this year, officers have responded to 393 shooting incidents across the city through March 7, according to police statistics. That’s a 31% increase over the same period last year, which saw 301 shooting incidents