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5 injured in Chicago barbershop shooting, per reports

Posted: 8:06 PM, Jan 16, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-16 23:44:11-05
4 injured in Chicago barbershop shooting, per reports

Five people were injured, three of them minors, at a barbershop in Chicago on Thursday, WLS-TV reported . The barbershop is located on Chicago's west side.

Citing fire officials, WLS previously reported that four were critically injured from the shooting and have been transported to the hospital. One additional victim self-transported to the hospital.

A Chicago Police official told WLS that two men entered the barbershop and opened fire.

"They exited the barbershop. They then pointed firearms into the doorway of the barbershop and started firing multiple times," Chicago Police Dept. Deputy Chief Ernest Cato told WLS.

The ages of the boys shot were 11, 12 and 16.