At least six people have been killed in a shooting by unidentified gunmen in the US city of Chicago. 29 people were seriously injured in this incident. Gunmen attacked two areas of the city for four hours. He was later shot dead by police.
The killings took place at midnight local time on Sunday (January 10th) in several areas of the city’s Evanston, police said.
The unidentified gunmen started rioting in different parts of the city from noon on Saturday. He suddenly opened fire in multiple areas of the city. Attacks people of different ages, professions. Police have questioned the mental state of the attacker.
The gunmen first attacked the University of Chicago campus. One student was killed by his shots. Police said the student was sitting in his car in the parking lot.
The assailant then broke into an apartment. A security guard was injured and an old woman was shot in the neck. Both were admitted to the hospital with serious injuries. The security guard died after being brought to the hospital. The assailant then stole the car of an acquaintance from the spot and fled. He later shot at a minor, a restaurant worker. He then drove to the Chicago border.
Police did not reveal the names of the victims. However, in addition to the slain university student, a woman and a child have been admitted to the hospital in critical condition.
The gunman was killed in a shootout with police in a parking lot on the Chicago border after the attack. According to police sources, the gunman was identified as Nightingale. But why he carried out the attack is not yet known. Chicago police have already launched an investigation into the attack.