Several Hospitalized After Woman Opens Fire In Starbucks With Pellet Gun
Several people have been hospitalized after a woman armed with a pellet gun opened fire on customers inside an Andersonville Starbucks.
A customer, who did not want to be identified, shared the photos of a pellet still lodged inside his neck, luckily his injuries were not fatal following the attack.
Police initially responded to calls about a “mental health disturbance” in the 5300 blocks of North Clark Street about 3:23 p.m. in the Andersonville neighborhood. They added that the female offender fired shots from a “pellet gun.”
NBC Chicago reports that Police revealed that “several victims” were hit and taken to St. Francis Hospital.
Rich McMurray who was also in the store when the pellets began to hit described the incident,
“We heard a noise and everyone was kind of looking around,” he said. “I saw a couple people holding their neck—and everyone was just kind of shocked, it seemed like, and wasn’t really sure what happened.”
Police apprehended the suspect 30 minutes after she left the store.