Reports Of A Shooting At Mercy Hospital In Chicago

Authorities respond to a report of a shooting at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago on Nov. 19 2018

Authorities respond to a report of a shooting at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago on Nov. 19 2018

Police say the gunman and one of the victims are dead.

Police have secured the hospital and patients are safe, the hospital said Monday afternoon. The friend fled into the hospital.

The officer injured was in critical condition, according to CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi. Eddie Johnson were monitoring the incident, authorities said. And at least one assailant was also shot, the spokesman said.

"I don't know what happened", she said as she was ushered onto a bus.

"They were the worst minutes of our lives", Correa, a Chicago resident, said. Jimenez was shot and killed by the gunman.

A massive law enforcement presence was seen on the campus and medical staff were seen being evacuated form the area.

Authorities were warning people to stay out of the area. At least one possible offender is shot.

Police are continuing to do a "methodical search" of the hospital, according to Guglielmi.

The two had been talking to each other in what Gray said did not appear to be a heated exchange.

Multiple people have been wounded, including a police officer, after an "active shooter" attack at a Chicago hospital.

"I don't even have words to say how I was feeling", White said.

Jennifer Eldridge was working in a hospital pharmacy when she heard three or four shots that seemed to come from outside.

'They told us to run, so we did, ' another employee added. "It's sad, you can't even come to the hospital for treatment".

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