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Three killed in shooting, another found dead after fire doused in Chicago suburb

Bullet casings in blood. Crime scene. (D-Keine/Getty Images/iStockphoto) Three killed in shooting, another found dead after fire doused in Chicago suburb Brady Knox September 23, 04:11 PM September 23, 04:11 PM Video Embed Four people were killed in a shooting and house fire in Oak Forest, Illinois, according to police. A gunman shot and killed three people outside a home Friday morning, then barricaded himself inside the home, Oak Forest police told CBS 2. Shortly after, a fire engulfed the house. The gunman was found dead inside the house by police after the fire was doused. The identities of the gunman and victims are still being determined, as is the cause of death of the gunman. A child was able to escape the house. “At around 6:20, 6:30, my wife shakes me awake. She tells me she thinks she heard a gunshot,” neighbor Jake Bittner told CBS 2. “Disbelief, disgust — just bothered.” CHICAGO WOMAN THROWS 3-YEAR-OLD NEPHEW OFF PIER AND WATCHES AS HE DROWNS Two of the victims could be seen running away from the home on footage pulled from a nearby doorbell camera before falling to the ground, according to CBS 2. After the shooting, the gunman barricaded himself inside the home for three hours as police arrived. Residents were commanded to stay inside as the situation unfolded. “The Oak Forest Police have a barricaded subject in the 5500 block of Ann Marie Ln. [W]e ask resident[s] that live in the area to shelter in place at this time,” police tweeted at 8:04 a.m. https://twitter.com/cityofoakforest/status/1573282235310120960?s=20&t=qLPlyElzv3L3x-Sm5iC4FQ CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER Sometime after the shooting, a fire broke out in the home. Video of the aftermath shows that most of the roof collapsed, and the inside of the building was gutted. window.DY = window.DY || { }; DY.recommendationContext = { type: “POST”, data: [‘00000183-6ba9-de4a-a5b3-6bb976700000’] }; © 2022 Washington Examiner


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