Local outlets report that at many as 16 people were shot outside of a funeral home in the South Side of Chicago. Law enforcement has no known motive thus far but the attack appears to have been planned. Chicago's ABC-7 reported that multiple victims, in "serious or critical condition," were hospitalized.
BREAKING NOW: Up to 16 people shot near 79th and Carpenter. @Chicago_Police on scene. Sources tell me some victims walked into hospitals others taken by ambulances and officers even took some victims to hospitals. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/MNm1h5GeXI— Jermont Terry (@JermontTerry) July 22, 2020
BREAKING: Chicago police say vehicle drove up to mourners at a funeral - fired guns - people attending funeral returned fire. At least 14 hospitalized - "conditions unknown". Police say no motives at this point, one person of interest in custody. More at 11p @FoxNews— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) July 22, 2020
BREAKING: 9 known shooting victims, per sources, at the scene of the funeral home — 1018 W. 79th. Others likely self-transported to hospitals. CFD now setting up a large staging / triage area. It happened in the 6th District — backup being called in from 4th & 7th. @cbschicago— Brad Edwards (@tvbrad) July 22, 2020
Earlier on Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) said that “under no circumstances” would she allow President Trump to bring the military into her city in order to crack down on the growing violence.
Under no circumstances will I allow Donald Trump’s troops to come to Chicago and terrorize our residents.— Mayor Lori Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor) July 21, 2020
This is a developing story.