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19 Nov 2018 | 09:52 PM UTC

US: Shots fired at Mercy Hospital (Chicago, IL) November 19

United States of America News Alert

Shots fired at Mercy Hospital (Chicago, IL) November 19, with multiple casualties reported; heavy police presence and security cordons in place

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/19/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Chicago). COUNTRY/REGION Mercy Hospital (Chicago, IL)

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Event

An active shooter has been reported at Mercy Hospital in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago (Illinois) on the afternoon (local time) of Monday, November 19. The shooting began around 16:18 and multiple casualties have been reported. A heavy police presence has been deployed to the site and security cordons have been put in place, closing northbound and southbound routes from 25th Street to 31st Street, and eastbound and westbound routes from King Drive to Michigan Avenue. Further details are still emerging.

Advice

Individuals in Chicago are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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