Four people dead following shooting at Chicago hospital

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Authorities continue to investigate a deadly hospital shooting on the south side of Chicago.  Four people are dead including a police officer.

Tragedy at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital where, witnesses say, a man shot a woman before heading inside.  The suspect randomly firing his weapon as people scrambled for cover.  Authorities say the suspect then critically shot an officer who was loaded into an ambulance and driven away with a police escort. 

A witness says, “that could have been us back there and if any bullets were to pierce the wall, we would have all probably been hurt.”

Police say there were multiple victims, among them the suspect who is dead.

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