Eight people were shot, one fatally, in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood this evening. At least one of the shooters used a rifle
The victims were in the 2800 block of West Flournoy when attackers appeared and shot them. A van, possibly a black Dodge, pulled up and two people fired on a group on a porch and possibly in the front yard of a home, one shooting from a sunroof, one from a window of the van.
One victim, a 49-year-old man, was pronounced dead, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He had been taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound the groin
In addition to the 48-year-old man killed, three women and four men were being treated following the shooting
A woman, 72, with a wound to an ankle; a woman, 41, with a wound to her right thigh; a man, 43, with gunshot wounds to the leg and back; a man, 45, shot in the penis and right thigh; and a man, 48, shot in the leg and buttocks. At Mount Sinai were: a man, 31, shot in the wrist, and a woman, 20, shot in the right leg. Police described all the victims as having had their conditions stabilized.