Washington: A young man was killed and several others were injured in a shooting incident at a hotel in the Chicago area of ​​the United States.

According to US media reports, a police officer entered the Indian Lake Hotel in the Allenway area of ​​Chicago and shot dead a young man on the fifth floor, injuring several civilians.

After the incident, Blooming Dale police arrived at the scene and cordoned off the hotel, and launched a final operation. According to media reports, the incident took place at around 2.35 pm.

Several people were injured in the shooting and were taken to a nearby hospital, police said. The shooter was identified as James McGill Junior, 27.

Police shifted the body to a nearby hospital for post-mortem. Authorities also launched an investigation after gathering evidence from the scene. Blooming Dale police officials said the incident was being closely monitored.

According to US media reports, the assailant was posted as an officer in the Chicago Police who attacked after completing his duty.

The police officer claimed that he was attacked by a young man in whose defense he opened fire, but the police investigation revealed that the officer lied to save himself after the murder and died. The young man was shot dead.


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