Friday, November 27, 2009

Violence Plagues 79th Street on the Day Before Thanksgiving

Two shot inside store in 79Th Street
The store in question is Total Cellular Solutions located at 752 E. 79Th St.
A man and a woman were shot inside a Chatham cell phone store Wednesday morning. At about 11:15 a.m., an unknown gunman who was outside of the store in the 700 block of East 79Th Street, shot into the store, injuring the two people, police News Affairs Officer Michael Fitzpatrick said. Witnesses said a man walked out of an alley, knocked on the window of the store and opened fire. The gunmen then fled back down the alley, they said. Both victims were taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to police, but their conditions were not available. No one was in custody as of 2:45 p.m. Fitzpatrick said. No other details were available.

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