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Chicago Police Investigating Shots Fired At A Party Bus That Wounded 5 People

Five people were shot overnight as they got off a party bus in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.

The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. Thursday near 70th and Paxton.

According to the bus driver, the passengers on the party bus were celebrating a birthday. The driver says he drove them all around the city with no problems.

As he was dropping them off, multiple shots were fired at the bus.

party bus

photo credit: WGN video screenshot

The bus driver quickly jumped back onto the bus, along with some passengers, and drove to Jackson Park Hospital where he dropped off a 22-year-old woman who was shot in the left foot, and a 29-year-old man who was shot in the right leg.

Back at the scene of the shooting, a 29-year-old man was shot in the right leg and taken to Northwestern Hospital by ambulance, as well as a man who was shot in his right arm.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the chest and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where he is in stable condition.

None of the injuries are considered to be life-threatening.

Police are still on the scene investigating.

Source: WGN

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