Lincoln Park: 8 wounded in drive-by near party bus
A party bus shooting at a Lincoln Park gas station that wounded eight revelers prompted the local alderman to propose Thursday that all Chicago party buses by curbed at 10 p.m.
“I’m working on an ordinance right now,” Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said Thursday afternoon. “They would have to stop driving people around at 10 o’clock.”
In the latest attack, three cars pulled up in the 1600 block of North LaSalle Drive shortly before midnight and gunmen began firing at the group of people from the party bus, Chicago police said.
It was the third mass shooting of the day and occurred just hours after two attacks on the West Side wounded a total of 10 people, including a 14-year-old boy who died.
Police did not say if the victims were on or off the bus and released no other details of the shooting. No one was in custody and police released no description of the attackers.
Hopkins said the 10 p.m. curfew makes sense because “a lot of the trouble we’ve had on party buses has occurred around midnight. …
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