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Chicago to Evanston IHOP Shooting Spree Ended with Death of 2

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Chicago to Evanston IHOP shooting spree ended with the death of two victims and the injury of many people.

Evanston IHOP shooting left two victims
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According to the Evanston police, at least four people have been shot, two killed after what police call a “shooting spree” that extended from Chicago to Evanston.

Evanston Police responded to a call about a man with a gun at an Evanston CVS store near Asbury and Howard on Saturday night.

When the officers arrived, the suspect ran across the street to an IHOP, where he shot a woman, according to Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook. The woman was shot after being taken hostage at an IHOP in Evanston.

She was immediately taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, but her condition is not reported yet.

Shortly after, also a man was shot and killed. It is reported that the man was a University of Chicago student.

The suspect then led police on a chase eastbound on Howard, where they exchanged gunfire, and the man was fatally wounded.


Chicago is the Origin of Evanston IHOP Shooting

Officials mentioned they believe the man may have been involved in other incidents in Chicago on Saturday as well, including a shooting in Chicago’s East Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side in which two women were shot.

According to the Chicago police report, a person entered an apartment building in the 4900 block of South East End Avenue before the Evanston IHOP shooting incident happened and asked to have a phone before firing shots in the direction of two women.

One woman was hit in the face, and the other was shot in the chest. They were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, while the woman who was beaten in the chest died.

However, according to the police, the scene is safe, and there is no longer a threat to the community.


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