Man was shot while live-streaming on Facebook.A Chicago man was shot multiple times while live-streaming on Facebook. The man, who has not been officially identified, was taken to a hospital and as of Thursday night was undergoing treatment. According to reports, a man standing on a street corner on Chicago's South Side was gunned down Thursday while live-streaming a video on Facebook. From BuzzFeed:
The shooting took place around 4:45 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Hoyne Avenue, Chicago Police Officer Thomas Sweeney told BuzzFeed News. A suspect approached the 31-year-old man, shot him multiple times, then fled in a vehicle, Sweeney said.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where as of Thursday night, he remained in treatment.The man is seen smiling in front of a corner store, talking into the camera as music plays in the background. Suddenly, gun shots ring out and the camera drops, another man can be seen holding a gun. Sweeney said police have been made aware of the video and the shooting is still under investigation. After the shots, the video shows the scene briefly silent. Then, a woman can be heard screaming. “Oh my god, no…I can’t believe this.” It was one of nine shootings across the city on Thursday that left two people dead, according to reports. The city, has been affected by gun violence, and is facing the deadliest year ever. It's important to note that Chicago's film industry is booming with several feature films and TV shows filming at one time. It's unfortunate that the growing film industry isn't positive affecting Chicago's Southside. You can watch the video below. Warning this is a graphic video: