In the video, you can see the victims escorting a child to a safe place inside a fast-food restaurant.
The accident was swift and intense.
According to the police, all this happened before 1 pm on Sunday in N.N. Started in the 100-block of Kedzi Ave. and W. Ended up in the 3200-block of Chicago Avenue.
Surveillance cameras at West Side Popeyes nearly captured the aerial impact as two cars collided from opposite directions.
A few seconds before the accident, Popeye’s employees said they heard gunshots.
The store’s general manager said, “My employees, as soon as they heard this, my manager told them to go downstairs to be safe so they wouldn’t get shot because they didn’t know where the shots were coming from.” , Lario Arizai.
Police said someone was taking out the sunroof in this black BMW SUV, and at least two of them hit a man and a woman inside a black sedan.
A black car then slid off the road and rammed into another, narrowly left a row of cars in the drive-thru.
Just then you see a woman grabbing a child from the back seat of the vehicle and a man limping with them in the restaurant.
“He has a baby and the child was screaming because he was afraid something was going to happen to his mother because your mother was crying,” Ariazzi said. “Mother is shot in the leg.”
Popeyes employees called 911 and as the injured couple headed to the hospital, police closed the fast-food store for hours to review the video repeatedly, while the staff cleaned up blood from the shooting. This made them feel uncomfortable and insecure at work.
Both the victims were taken to Stroger Hospital, where their condition was initially stated to be critical.
No one is in custody and detectives in the area are investigating.
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