Published On: Wed, Jul 22nd, 2020

Chicago shooting news: Fourteen people injured in mass attack at funeral home | World | News

One person of interest is in custody according to CBS News.

Police have said there are multiple suspects.

Chicago Police Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter said a black vehicle approached the funeral home located in the Auburn Gresham neighbourhood.

A memorial service was taking place when people inside the vehicle started to fire at the funeral home.

Mr Carter said people at the funeral home fired back at the vehicle before it drove away. 

The vehicle then crashed halfway up the street from the scene. 

The occupants inside the vehicle got out after crashing and fled in multiple directions. 

At least 60 shell casings from the shooting were found at the scene. 

Police said the motive for the shooting had not been determined yet. 

Mr Carter said: “Right now, it’s not known if anyone was not a part of the funeral or a part of the vehicle. 

“Of the 14 victims, it’s unknown right now if there were any bystanders, so to speak.”

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