18-year-old Marquis Crump was shot & killed on Thursday night on the 900 block of North Lamon, on Chicago's west side. And MTO News has confirmed that the teen's shooting and death was Livestreamed on Instagram.
According to eyewitnesses at the scene, Marquis reportedly pulled up on the block, took out a gun and started shooting.
The eyewitnesses say that after firing off a few shots, Marquis allegedly turned around and fled. Unfortunately, he never made it off the block. The 18-year-old got caught with a barrage of bullets from the opps, and he fell to the ground.
Marquis' shooters left the scene, and police quickly arrived - and that's when people began Livestreaming.
Watch the video:
Chicago's crime and murder rate are climbing at an amazing pace. Six months into the year, 329 people have been killed in Chicago, an increase of about 34% from the 246 homicides during the same period last year, according to police.
Shootings in that period rose by about 42%, from 978 in 2019 to 1384 in 2020.