On the afternoon of January 9, US local time,There were serial shootings in the Chicago area,A 32-year-old criminal shot and killed several people in a row (the criminal was later killed by the police).A Chinese student studying at the University of Chicago was unfortunately killed.
The Chinese Consulate General in Chicago was deeply shocked and deplored by the unfortunate murder of the Chinese classmate.Express deep condolences and condolences to the families of the victims.
We strongly condemn the murderous and murderous crimes of innocent people.
The Consulate General will continue to maintain close contact with the local police and the University of Chicago.Provide necessary consular assistance to the families of Chinese students who were killed.I hope that relevant parties can find out and announce the situation as soon as possible.And continue to take practical measures,Protect the safety of Chinese citizens, including Chinese students.
The Consulate General would like to remind Chinese citizens in the consular area, including Chinese students, to pay close attention to the epidemic situation and public security situation in their place of residence.Pay attention to the early warning information issued by the local government and the media in time,Further increase risk awareness,Strengthen safety precautions,Minimize going out,Ensure your own safety.
In case of security threats,Please call the US police and help number: 911 (Chinese service can be requested).Simultaneously,You can seek further consular assistance from our consulate.
The consular insurance phone of the Chinese Consulate General in Chicago: 312-7800170
Hotline of the Global Consular Protection and Service Emergency Call Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
+86-10-12308 or +86-10-59913991.