Shooting at Starbucks Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Injured

Shooting at Starbucks Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Injured

Shooting at Starbucks Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Injured

Watkins, who lived in the Avalon Park neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The 12-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the groin and was being treated at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago where he was listed in good condition according to police.

It was speculated the shooting happened after a drug deal gone awry said Chicago police Town Hall District Cmdr. She walked to the Starbucks and saw people running and a man lying inside.

A 12-year-old boy was also shot. He said the deal might have occurred on Wilson Avenue east of Broadway Street.

The other injured victim, an adult male, transported himself to a nearby hospital. The two others who were wounded were standing near the man who was killed, police said.

An altercation on a Chicago street ended with shots being fired inside of a Starbucks store.

The suspect is still at large, he said.

Police said the shooting "stemmed from a possible drug transition" and is not believed to be random.

Starbucks spokesman Reggie Borges said the company was "dismayed" by the shooting.

Starbucks issued a statement Thursday night on the shooting. A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are dismayed to hear about the gun violence and are working with law enforcement to obtain more information. "But when I seen people coming out, they started crying ... I seen a dead body".

No one was in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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