A person dressed as a U.S. Postal Service employee is being sought by police Friday after opening fireplace on two Chicago residents throughout a phony package deal supply.
Investigators say the gunman knocked on the door of a house within the metropolis’s South Aspect neighborhood Thursday afternoon earlier than capturing on the 27-year-old man and 23-year-old lady who opened it up.
As of Friday, “detectives are investigating if this was an actual postal employee or somebody impersonating one to get entry to the victims,” Chicago police spokeswoman Jessica Rocco informed NBC Information.
Police say the person claimed he had a package deal to ship to the male sufferer, who at the moment is in critical situation after struggling a number of gunshot wounds to the chest, in accordance with WLS. The lady is reported to be in steady situation.
Officers from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are also helping within the investigation.