Gunfire closes South Loop movie theater; 2 in custody

No one was hurt when shots were fired during a fight Saturday night inside a movie theater at the Roosevelt Collection.

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The Roosevelt Collection, located at 150 W. Roosevelt Ave. in the South Loop neighborhood.

The Roosevelt Collection is at 150 W. Roosevelt Road in the South Loop.

Sun-Times file

Two men were taken into custody after gunfire erupted Saturday evening inside a South Loop movie theater.

No injuries were reported in the shooting, which happened about 7:30 p.m. when a fight broke out inside the ShowPlace ICON Theatre, 1011 S Delano Court, Chicago police said.

The fight between two men escalated when one of the men pulled a gun and fired several shots, but no one was struck, police said.

The movie theater was evacuated and closed for the night.

Two men were taken into custody, and a gun was recovered, police said.

The theater is at the Roosevelt Collection, an open-air mall with a mix of retail shops, restaurants and apartments at 150 W. Roosevelt Road.

Representatives for the mall and theater couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

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