CHICAGO: As many as 15 people, including three children, were injured in a drive-by shooting on Halloween night that sent gunfire into a crowd on a Chicago street corner, police said .
Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said the three child victims were ages 3, 11 and 13. The other gunshot wounds on Monday night are adults between the ages of 30 and 50.
Additionally, police say a woman fleeing the scene of the shooting was struck by a vehicle as she drove through traffic. She was hospitalized in fair condition.
The Chicago Fire Department said it sent at least 10 ambulances to the scene in Chicago Garfield Park piece. Brown said the victims’ conditions ranged from non-life-threatening injuries to critical condition. No deaths were immediately reported and police were waiting to interview the victims after receiving medical treatment.
Brown said the drive-by shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. and was over within seconds. He was captured on police surveillance video, which investigators are reviewing.
Preliminary information indicates that there were at least two shooters seen on video, firing indiscriminately into the crowd.
Community activist Andrew Holmes said the children shot in the incident were “just young”.
“They put on an outfit just to enjoy the night, and then you have a clown who’s going to unload that gun, causing serious bodily harm to those families,” he told WGN-TV.
Investigators are trying to determine a motive and obtain a description of the car and those responsible, Brown said. No one was in custody.
Brown said there were no known disputes around the corner Monday night. Brown said there were several large groups around the corner, which is a popular gathering spot in the neighborhood. Some would have attended a vigil.



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