Shots Fired: Multiple People Shot During Shooting At Funeral, Police Say

October 22, 2018

On Monday, October 22, at about 12:40 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois shots rang out after a funeral or a memorial service was ending. Four people were shot.

Chicago police responded to the reports of a shooting in the 9200-block of South Cottage Grove, according to a tweet posted by Chicago police chief communications officer Anthony Guglielmi.

"Police units are responding to reports of a multiple person shooting at 9200 Blk S. Cottage Grove following a possible funeral or memorial," Guglielmi wrote. "Please avoid the area & report info anonymously to"

The Chicago Fire Department was also notified of the scene because a bullet had struck a gas line, according to "ABC7."

Three of the four victims who were shot were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and the fourth person was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. There are no additional details to the extent of their injuries.

"UPDATE: Early reports indicate the shooting allegedly occurred outside of a funeral home as the services ended and people were getting in their cars Expect a heavy police response in the area," Guglielmi reported.

"ABC7" reports that its helicopter observed an incident about a half a block away, at 92nd Street and Dauphin Avenue, of police taking three or four people from a silver car into custody. The news station does not know if this incident is related to the funeral shooting.

This is a developing story. Please keep everyone in your thoughts and prayers.