3 Children, 1 Adult Shot in Chicago During Single Incident: Reports
Three kids and one man were shot on Friday night in the Chicago neighborhood of Lawndale, the Chicago Tribune reported, after two people opened fire at a group of people gathered on a street.
A 12-year-old boy who was shot in the head was listed in critical condition, and a 10-year-old girl who was shot in the shoulder is in good condition, the Tribune reported. An 11-year-old boy was shot in the ankle.
A 20-year-old man was shot in the hip and hands, and he was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the report.
Family members were seen gathering outside Stroger Hospital after the shooting, ABC7 reported.
No one is in custody.
The Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times both reported that on Friday and Saturday, five people were killed and 13 were injured in shootings across the city, including the Lawndale incident.
The last fatal shooting during the 24-hour period took place in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side at around 11:55 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Sun-Times. A 24-year-old man was standing outside on South Marshfield Avenue when someone came up to him and opened fire, said police.
A man was shot and killed 30 minutes earlier on the Near West Side. Police found a 42-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head, police said.
On Friday, a 25-year-old man, later identified as Brian P. Mosely, was shot and killed in the Rosland neighborhood on the Far South Side, said police.
As of July 24, 1,607 people have been shot in Chicago in 2018—519 fewer than 2017, according to the Tribune’s figures.