4 Dead, 2 Wounded in Chicago Shooting

Published April 14, 2010

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man they believe shot and killed four people — three of them children — and wounded two others is in custody.

Police spokesman Roderick Drew would not identify the suspect but says he's being questioned by detectives and that officers have recovered a weapon at the scene.

Drew says police believe the shootings occurred in a domestic situation and that the suspect is related to the victims.

Police say the shootings happened at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in a home in southwest Chicago.

Those killed were a 7-month-old boy, a 3-year-old girl, a 16-year-old girl and a woman. Officials at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn say a 13-year-old victim is in fair condition while an adult woman is in critical condition.

 

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