Near North Side

1 Dead, at Least 4 Injured in Shooting on State Street in Near North, Police Say

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One person has died and at least four people were injured Thursday night in a shooting in Chicago's Near North neighborhood, according to police.

Chicago Police spokesperson Tom Ahern tweeted that officers received a call at around 10:30 p.m. of shots fired in the 800 block of North State Street.

Based on video from social media, a large police presence could be seen surrounding the McDonald's and Red Line CTA stop.

No suspects were in custody as of Thursday night and the conditions of those shot were unknown, though one was reported grave. A fifth person is also being treated for burns.

Chicago Fire Department officials were also at the Red Line stop, where police said officers were looking for a weapon. Authorities have been waiting to escort passengers off the train.

Police have not released additional details at this time.

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