Walgreens employee stabbed to death on Sunday morning. The incident happened in Wicker Park, Chicago police confirmed. The incident happened inside the store when she was working at around 9:30 AM.
The 32-year-old Walgreens employee at 1300 block of North Milwaukee was at work. A man entered the store as a customer. There was no suspicion involved there. However, he suddenly attacked the employee. The man stabbed her multiple times before fleeing the store.
She was left in a pool of blood. However, before she could receive any medical care, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Area 5 detectives are investigating the case. No other injuries of others are reported from the crime scene. It is confirmed that no item was stolen from the store either.
It is understood that the man came to the store with a clear intention to commit the crime. It could be a personal animosity. However, no clue has been received from the Chicago Police as of now.
One person has been taken into custody during the investigation reported ABC 7 Chicago. However, it is not confirmed whether the man is the prime accused.
Crime has increased in Illinois in the last few days. A few days back two people were killed in front of a liquor store some miles away from Chicago.
The stabbing of a Walgreens employee has further raised questions on the safety of the employees inside the store.
More details of the investigation are awaited from the Chicago Police.