On October 24, 2023, at approximately 3:31 PM, a quadruple shooting occurred in West Englewood, Chicago, at W 61st St & S Justine St.
A 35-year-old man was shot twice in the head and was pronounced dead on the scene.
A 60-year-old woman was shot once in the head and was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The other two victims were a 25-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman.
The 25-year-old man was shot in the chest and the 27-year-old woman was shot in the leg.
Both victims were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Chicago Police Department (CPD) is investigating the shooting.
No suspects have been identified at this time.
- A 37-year-old man was shot twice in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
- A 60-year-old woman was shot once in the head and was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.
- A 52-year-old woman was shot in the thigh and a 64-year-old man was shot in the forearm. Both victims were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Impact of the shooting
The quadruple shooting in West Englewood is a tragedy.
It is a reminder of the epidemic of gun violence that is plaguing our communities.
The shooting has had a devastating impact on the victims and their families.
It has also left the West Englewood community shaken and on edge.
What can be done to prevent gun violence?
This can be done by creating programs to identify and intervene with at-risk youth, and by providing training to teachers and other professionals to recognize the signs of potential violence.
The quadruple shooting in West Englewood is a tragedy, but it is also an opportunity to come together and find solutions to the problem of gun violence.
We must work together to create a safer future for our communities.