A close call. Filming on the set of chicago fire It reportedly came to a sudden stop after a shooting occurred just blocks from the NBC series.
According to CWB Chicagothe show was filming on Madison Street on Chicago’s West Side when a gunman fired several shots from a corner opposite the show’s location.
While the shooting reportedly occurred while the drama’s cast was in the middle of a take, no one from the production was injured and the shooter apparently fled the scene in a black SUV. Police are still investigating the incident.
chicago fire – With chicago police Y Chicago Med – all come from the creator dick wolf and routinely shoot on location in the Windy City.
All three procedures have made headlines several times recently, with P.S. announcing late last month that original cast member Jesse Lee Soffer would be exiting the crime drama after its upcoming tenth season.
“I want to thank the incredible fans for their unwavering support over the past 10 years and I want to express my deepest gratitude to dick wolf and everyone at Wolf Entertainment, Peter Jankowski, matt olmstead, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, rick eid, gwen followNBC, Universal Television, my co-stars and our incredible crew,” Soffer, 38, said in an August statement to Variety. “Creating this hour-long drama week after week has been a labor of love on the part of everyone who touches the show. I will always be proud of my time as a Det. Jay Halstead.
Hours after the news, the On time The actor took to social media to further extend his gratitude to loyal viewers. “I just want all the fans to know how grateful I am. You are the reason we do it! It has been an honour. I love you all,” wrote via Twitter at the time.
The New York native has starred on the hit show since its premiere in 2014, and even debuted as Detective Jay Halstead during the Season 2 debut of chicago fire a year before.
Firefor his part, he drew attention in May after he announced the death of his start Dalmation on Tuesday, who worked on the show for seven years.
cristina mahaney, the dog’s trainer, confirmed Tuesday’s passing via social media at the time, writing: “I am heartbroken to share that Tuesday passed away on Sunday May 22 due to unforeseen kidney problems. This may be the hardest post I’ve ever done.”
The post continued, “The love from you Tuesday fans over the past 4 years has been immense. Letting her into your homes and hearts will always be appreciated. Tuesday loved working on set and being a part of the chicago fire family. Her tail never stopped wagging. She really was very special.”
After his death, the cast and crew mourned the beloved pup.
“Heartbroken to learn that my little friend is gone,” daniel kiri, who played his owner, Darren Ritter, on the show, shared a snap with the Dalmatian from the set. “Sending all my love to his trainer today. I was able to spend time with her on set and do all the fun things, but you took care of her when the cameras weren’t rolling.”