The Chicago Fire Department said Friday night that one person was killed and another person transported to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition after a shooting at a Nordstrom store in downtown Chicago. (Source: WGNTV.com)
The shooting happened near the cosmetics department and appeared to be domestic-related, according to a local newspaper report. (Source: ChicagoTribune.com)
"According to sources, a man shot a woman and then turned the gun on himself. The man was dead at the scene, and the woman was in critical condition. The woman was a seasonal employee at Nordstrom, according to a source," the Tribune reported.
The shooting happened at 55 E. Grand Ave., an area known as the Magnificent Mile. The store was filled with Black Friday shoppers at the time of the shooting. (Source: Chicago.cbslocal.com)
Nordstrom released a statement after the shooting on Friday evening:
"There was a shooting at our Michigan Avenue store this evening, involving one of our employees. Our employee has been transported to the hospital. We are actively working with the Chicago Police Department, as this is an open and ongoing investigation. Our store has closed and will remain closed until further notice. Our prayers are with our employee who was involved and those who witnessed this tragic event." (Source: abc7chicago.com)
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.