Family mourns girl, 7, killed in West Side shooting; father in serious condition

A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed in a fast-food drive-thru on Chicago's West Side Sunday afternoon, police said.

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JESSE KIRSCH: At last we heard from police, the girl's father here in serious condition. Meanwhile, an apparent tribute to Jaslyn Adams popping up in the parking lot where she was killed. This morning, rest in pink, written across the side of the McDonald's at Roosevelt in Kedzie. Police responding to a graffiti call in the area finding this colorful display possibly memorializing Jaslyn Adams. The seven year old's nickname, pinky, also written with a heart just feet from where she was shot and killed yesterday.

- There were multiple rounds, multiple shooters, automatic fire.

JESSE KIRSCH: Police say Adams and her 29-year-old father were in this car at the McDonald's drive-through when they were suddenly attacked. According to a McDonald's employee, two men jumped out of another car ambushing the family. Firing at will into this now bullet ridden sedan.

- All cars east of here, clear away on Roosevelt. Let's get this kid to the hospital.

JESSE KIRSCH: Police say officers rushed the girl to the hospital themselves. No time to wait for an ambulance but it was too late. Jaslyn Adams died at Stroger hospital with doctors saying she was shot too many times. The family grief stricken.

TAWNY MCMULLEN: My baby says that she didn't even want to go out play because she's scared she is going to get shot. This has to stop.

ANDREW HOLMES: If you and the kids, have you ever took your kids back there. Have you ever took your kids [INAUDIBLE]. You pump six and a half bullets in that baby. That doesn't make you a man. It doesn't make you a gangster. Something is wrong with you.

JESSE KIRSCH: In a tweet, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, calling this unthinkable. Saying the epidemic of gun violence cutting our children's lives short cannot go on.

TAWNY MCMULLEN: Can you all please put the gun down. Our kids want to play.

JESSE KIRSCH: But for now the gunman responsible still on the run. Police have not made any arrests.