Starbucks responds to developing situation at North Chicago store
Updated at 5 p.m. PT on Nov. 3:
We were saddened to learn of the passing of a young man and the injury of two others as a result of gun violence at our store on North Broadway in Chicago this past Thursday.
We will reopen the store tomorrow (Saturday), and continue to provide support to our partners (employees) during this difficult time.
We are proud of our long history in Chicago and our efforts to make both economic and social impact in its communities, and we are grateful to local law enforcement for the partnership in their investigation of this terrible situation.
Updated at 10 p.m. PT on Nov. 2:
We were saddened to learn of the passing of a young man and the injury of two others as a result of gun violence at our store on North Broadway in Chicago.
The store will be closed tomorrow morning as we focus on our local store partners, ensuring they have the support they need. We will continue to support law enforcement in their investigation.
Published at 8: 45 p.m. PT on Nov. 2:
We are dismayed to hear about a gun violence-related incident that took place in our North Broadway store in Chicago earlier tonight.
We are working with law enforcement to better learn specifics of what transpired and support our customers and partners. We hope to provide updates as soon as we learn more.