Seven people were shot in a Chicago club early Thursday morning, reports Chicago Tribune. The seven shooting victims are in stable condition and the shooting occurred at Mr. G’s Entertainment Center, in the Auburn Gresham community area located in Chicago’s South Side.
According to Chicago Sun-Times, three rappers, Nino, Lil’ Mouse and King Samson, had been performing at the club before the shooting incident. Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro, speaking to the newspaper, said the shooting occurred around 1 a.m. on Thursday. Three gunmen opened fire in Mr. G’s after a fight broke out in the club.
What led to the fight or the shooting but police believe the incident was gang related. According to Officer Alfaro, it is unclear if any of the shooters were among the seven wounded, notes the Chicago Tribune. According to police, bullets were found inside and outside of the club, reports WLS.
Of the seven wounded, three individuals, two males aged 21 and 23 as well as a 19-year-old woman, went to Advocate Christ Medical Center on their accord to be treated for their injuries. Two men, ages 21 and 22, were treated at Holy Cross Hospital while two other men, ages 36 and 26, were treated at Little Company of Mary Hospital. WLS is reporting the six men are currently in stable condition while the woman is in serious but stable condition after being shot seven times, according to dispatch reports.
There could be more injuries that remain unreported as potential victims could have been taken to local hospitals by their friends or people they knew, reports Chicago Sun-Times. No individuals have been taken into custody, reports CNN.
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