CHICAGO (AP) — A fifth person has died from wounds suffered in a shooting at an apartment building on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
Police say a 67-year-old man went into a neighbor’s apartment Saturday evening, fatally shooting four people as they ate dinner. They say the suspect then went to a unit on the floor above and shot another woman, who died of her injuries Sunday.
The suspected gunman has not yet been identified or charged as of Sunday afternoon. He was taken into custody shortly after the shooting.
First Deputy Supt. Antony Riccio says the man had a history of issues with his neighbors but investigators “don’t know what set him off.”
Riccio says it’s not clear how the suspect was able to enter the apartments but there was no sign of forced entry.
Chicago police say five people were shot, four killed at an apartment building on the city’s Northwest Side.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. First Deputy Superintendent Anthony Riccio says a 67-year-old man with a history of issues with his neighbors is in custody.
Riccio says the man first went into an apartment and shot three men and a woman as they ate dinner. The man then went to a separate unit in the building and shot another woman. Police say one victim is in critical condition.
A weapon was recovered. Riccio says the man had a history of complaints from other residents but investigators “don’t know what set him off.”
Police say the victims were all adults, though their names have not been released. Mayor Lori Lightfoot called the shooting “devastating.”
An investigation is ongoing.