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5 Killed in Shooting Rampage That Ended With Fatal Evanston Police Shooting

The suspect was shot by police and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead

A security guard and four other people were killed and two others were injured in a shooting rampage that began in Chicago and ended when police in Evanston fatally shot the suspect during a shootout, authorities confirmed.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., officers were called to CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, the suspect ran into an IHOP and took a woman hostage.

The woman was then shot by the suspect, police said, and has since been taken into surgery at a local hospital. The suspect then became involved in a shootout with officers, according to Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook.

The suspect was shot by police and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

In a tweet, Evanston police said a firearm was recovered at the scene.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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