Who was Yvonne Ruzich? Chicago woman, 70, ambushed and killed by 2 men in shocking viral video

Chicago police released the shocking surveillance video capturing the incident and are asking the public to help track down the suspects


                            Who was Yvonne Ruzich? Chicago woman, 70, ambushed and killed by 2 men in shocking viral video
The incident took place on Monday, August 16 outside Baltimore Food and Liquors in Chicago’s South Side (Chicago Police)

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: An elderly woman was ambushed and shot dead by two masked gunmen. She was 70 years old. The incident took place while she sat in her car outside her job. Chicago police released the shocking surveillance video capturing the incident. The suspects haven't been identified yet.

The incident took place on Monday, August 16 outside Baltimore Food and Liquors in Chicago’s South Side. In a similar incident, a great-grandmother, Soon Kim, 91, was run over and killed by a truck on August 2. Surveillance footage showed the moment Delia Johnson, 42, was shot by a female assassin on August 3.

RELATED ARTICLES

Woman seen forcibly pushing 74-year-old man off bus leading to his death in disturbing surveillance video

Ma'Khia Bryant: Bodycam footage shows teen 'attempting' to stab girl before she was shot dead by cop

Surveillance footage of the incident released by Chicago PD (Chicago PD)

 

The video showed Yvonne Ruzich sitting in her car shortly before 4:30 AM Monday, August 16 waiting for the grocery store where she worked to open when two men in hoodies attacked her. Ruzich then hit the gas and crashed into a street sign and the two men caught up with her and shot her multiple times. According to reports, Ruzich was pronounced dead at a local hospital. 

Yvonne Ruzich was a retired city sanitation worker. Poice have not yet determined a cause for the early-morning attack and are seeking the public's help track down the suspects. City Alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza spoke of the incident and said, "Yvonne was the kindest person, ” adding that Ruzich was well-known and well-liked in the community. “She was the face, she was the person of Baltimore Foods when you went in, which I just saw her Friday. Every single person that came in here, she made feel special, " she said. No arrests have been made in the case so far.

If you have a news scoop or an interesting story for us, please reach out at (323) 421-7514