Close call. Filming on set Chicago Fire reportedly stopped abruptly after a shooting occurred a few blocks away from the NBC series.
According to CWB Chicagothe show was being filmed on Madison Street on Chicago’s West Side when a gunman fired several shots from the corner opposite the show’s location.
Although the shooting allegedly took place while the cast of the drama was in the middle of a take, no one on the set was injured, and the shooter apparently fled the scene in a black SUV. The police are still investigating the incident.
Chicago Fire – together with Chicago Police as well as Chicago Honey – hello from the creator Dick Wolf and regularly shoot on location in the Windy City.
These three procedures have made headlines several times recently. PD announcing late last month that the original cast Jessie Lee Soffer will leave the crime drama after its upcoming 10th season.
“I want to thank the incredible fans for their unwavering support over the past 10 years and want to express my deepest gratitude Dick Wolf and everyone at Wolf Entertainment, Peter Jankowski, Matt Olmsted, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Rick Aid, Gwen SiganNBC, Universal Television, my co-stars and our incredible crew,” Soffer, 38, said in an August statement to Diversity. “Creating this hour-long drama week after week has been a labor of love for everyone involved with the show. I will always be proud of my time as Det. Jay Halstead.
A few hours after the news During the actor took to social media to further express his gratitude to his devoted viewers. “I just want all the fans to know how grateful I am. You guys why are we doing this! It is an honor. I love you all” he tweeted at that time.
The New Yorker has starred in the hit series since it premiered in 2014 and even made his debut as Detective Jay Halstead in the show’s second season. Chicago Fire a year earlier.
Firefor its part, garnered attention in May after announcing the death of Dalmatian on Tuesday, who had been working on the series for seven years.
Christine Mahani, a dog trainer, confirmed Tuesday’s death via social media at the time, writing: “It breaks my heart that Tuesday passed away on Sunday, May 22 due to unforeseen kidney problems. This might be the hardest post I’ve ever made.”
The message continued, “The love from you Tuesday fans over the past 4 years has been overwhelming. By allowing her to enter your homes and hearts, you will always cherish her. Tuesday loved working on set and being a part of Chicago Fire a family. Her tail never stopped wagging. She really was special.”
After his death, the cast and crew mourned their beloved puppy.
“Heartbroken to find out my little buddy is missing” Daniel Kiri, who played owner Darren Ritter on the show, shared a snap with a Dalmatian from the set. “Today I send all my love to her coach. I was supposed to spend time with her on set and do all the fun, but you took care of her when the cameras weren’t rolling.”