Loyola University Chicago

Campus Safety

Crime Alert - May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 

Dear Loyola Community,

Campus Safety is writing to inform you of a shooting that occurred near the near the Water Tower Campus late Thursday evening. There is no known Loyola University Chicago affiliation at this time.
At approximately 10:41 p.m., multiple people were shot outside of the McDonald’s restaurant located near the intersection of Chicago Avenue and State Street. The Chicago Police Department is investigating the incident.

Safety Tips

  • If you see something you believe to be suspicious, immediately report it to Campus Safety at 773.508.SAFE or the Chicago Police Department at 911.

  • If a person threatens you, follow any demands and run away as soon as it is safe to do so. Once in a safe place, immediately notify Campus Safety at 773-508-SAFE or the Chicago Police Department at 911.

The safety and well-being of the Loyola community is always of paramount importance and a top priority.


Thomas K. Murray
Director of Campus Safety
Chief of Police