Illinois hotel shooting leaves one dead, several injured

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Several people were shot, one fatally, at an Illinois hotel early Saturday.

Shots rang out around 2:30 a.m. at the Indian Lakes Hotel in Bloomingdale, about 25 miles outside of Chicago, Fox 32 Chicago reported.

Police found as many as six people injured and others running from the scene, including at least one suspect, Frank Giammarese, Bloomingdale’s public safety director, told ABC 7.

The injured were taken to hospitals, Giammarese said; the person killed was a man in his 20s.

A SWAT team searched the hotel, where multiple rooms were reportedly occupied at the time of the shooting.

On Bloomingdale’s Facebook page, Mayor Franco Coladipietro wrote that he and other village officials had been concerned for years about the lack of security at the hotel.

Illinois Hotel Shooting

Police found as many as six injured people at the hotel shooting in Bloomingdale, Ill.

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Illinois Hotel Shooting

Illinois Hotel Shooting

Bloomingdale Mayor Franco Coladipietro said he was in the process of revoking the Indian Lakes Hotel’s operating license.

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Illinois Hotel Shooting

Illinois Hotel Shooting

Police say one person was killed and several others were injured in a shooting at the Indian Lakes Hotel outside of Chicago.

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Illinois Hotel Shooting

Illinois Hotel Shooting

Police responded after shots were reported to be fired on the fifth floor of the Indian Lakes Hotel.

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External view of the Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Ill.

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Internal look at the Indian Lakes Resort.

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“The unfortunate incident that occurred this morning may have been avoided if security was present…,” his statement read.

And Coladipietro told followers he had started the process of revoking the hotel’s operating license.

“We are now in the process of initiating legal proceedings to eliminate this threat to our community,” he wrote.  

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