3 Shot at Chicago Six Flags as The City Devolves into an Episode of the Purge
Three people were injured Sunday evening in a shooting outside Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, sparking a massive law enforcement presence and a chaotic scene at the amusement park. A spokesperson for Six Flags Great America said three people were injured when shots were fired from a single vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle immediately drove away from the scene following the shooting, according to the spokesperson. Two people were taken to the hospital for evaluation while a third declined treatment. Following the shooting, the park closed early for the evening. Photos posted to social media showed visitors escorted by police leaving the amusement park.