Wilco Frontman Jeff Tweedy's Chicago Home Hit by Gunfire
Published Nov 27, 2019The family home of Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy was hit by gunfire in Chicago last night.
According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, Tweedy's family awoke to gunshots just after 2 a.m. local time on Tuesday (November 26).
While Tweedy declined to comment on the shooting, his wife Susan Miller Tweedy wrote on Facebook, "You know how every time you hear loud pops you think ... was that fireworks or gunshots? Well, when it's really gunfire there is zero question about it."
She added that "there were 7 to 10 shots fired at what sounded like right at our house."
Chicago Sun-Times reports she called 911 twice about the incident before noticing the family's home had been hit.
"A bullet went through the storm door to our balcony and lodged in the wooden door," she said. "In the light of day today [Tuesday], Jeff found 7 shell casings outside."
You can see her full Facebook post below.
Speaking to WBBM-AM 780 radio, Tweedy's musician son, Spencer Tweedy, said the shots were "pretty scary." However, the Tweedy member said he did not believe the family was being targeted.
Luckily, no injuries were reported.
Wilco recently released their new album Ode to Joy, as well as announced a North American tour.