As a result of the shooting in Evanston, Illinois, five people were killed, two more were injured; police officers eliminated the attacker, reports NBC Chicago with reference to the authorities.
It is specified that the police received reports of a shooting on January 9 at 5: 30 pm local time. The criminal took a woman hostage when law enforcement officers arrived at the scene. The man shot the hostage, and she was hospitalized.
The attacker started a shootout with the police and was wounded. He later died in hospital.