2 Shot While Leaving Party at Airbnb on Chicago's Northwest Side - NBC Chicago

2 Shot While Leaving Party at Airbnb on Chicago's Northwest Side

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    2 Shot While Leaving Party at Airbnb on Chicago's NW Side

    Two people were shot leaving a party at an Airbnb rental last week on Chicago's Northwest Side. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports.

    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    Two people were shot leaving a party at an Airbnb rental last week on Chicago's Northwest Side.

    Authorities said the shooting took place just before 4 a.m. on July 1 in the 1900 block of North Lawndale Avenue in the city's Logan Square neighborhood, as first reported by Block Club Chicago

    A 27-year-old man was shot while waiting for a ride after leaving a party, according to police. He was taken in critical condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, officials said.

    A 23-year-old woman was shot in her right calf, authorities said, and she took herself to Stroger Hospital where she was listed in stable condition.

    Airbnb said in a statement that the company has "zero tolerance for this type of behavior."

    "There have been over 300 million guest arrivals in Airbnb listings to date; negative incidents are extremely rare," a spokesman for Airbnb said, adding that both the guest and the host were removed from the home rental site while the company investigates.

    Airbnb will also be "supporting the neighbors impacted" though its insurance policy and was cooperating with local law enforcement and city officials, the spokesman said.

    No one was in custody in connection with the shooting, according to police, who continue to investigate.

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