Loyola Community,

The Department of Campus Safety is writing to notify you about a shooting that took place early this morning, near the Water Tower Campus.

According to preliminary information, between 4:20 and 5:40 a.m., the victim, who is not affiliated with Loyola, was near the intersection of Chicago and Rush when he was shot in the knee by an unknown offender. The victim immediately left the area and drove to a south side hospital for treatment.

The Chicago Police Department is currently investigating the incident, and at this time believes this to be an isolated incident between two individuals who were familiar with one another. If you have any information on this incident, please contact the Chicago Police Department via 9-1-1.


Robert Fine
Director, Campus Safety