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Shooting outside Whole Foods in Streeterville: 1 person injured, police question suspect – NBC Chicago

Chicago police were questioning a suspect Friday night after a shooting outside a Whole Foods Market in the city's Streeterville neighborhood left one person injured, authorities said.

According to police, at around 8:36 a.m., a verbal altercation occurred between a 50-year-old man and an unknown person in front of the building near the corner of Grand Avenue and Fairbanks Street, after which the person pulled out a firearm and began firing in the man's direction.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the left shoulder, police said. He was taken to a nearby hospital and was last reported in good condition.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, police added. Chicago police said a suspect was questioned by detectives Friday night, but did not provide further details.

Photos and videos from the scene showed several police cars and yellow crime scene tape blocking off the busy intersection near the Whole Foods store at 255 E. Grand Ave.

An ambulance was also seen near the building.

In an interview with NBC Chicago, an employee said he saw a man harassing people and heard gunshots. The employee said the man then ran into the Whole Foods parking garage.

A neighbor who wished to remain anonymous told NBC Chicago that she also heard gunshots and saw a man holding his shoulder.

According to the police, the investigation is still ongoing.