16-year-old boy shot, wounded walking in East Garfield Park

SHARE 16-year-old boy shot, wounded walking in East Garfield Park

A 16-year-old boy was shot twice in the hip around 5:40 p.m. Saturday evening as he walked in the 3300 block of West Washington Street in East Garfield Park on the city’s West Side.

The police said someone came up behind and shot him, then ran off.

The boy got to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was in good condition, the police said.

The Latest
The semi-automatic Colt 1911 had been estimated to sell for up to $3 million and the seller didn’t end up parting with the gun after the low bids.
Red Lobster said it will use the bankruptcy proceedings to simplify its operations, close restaurants and pursue a sale.
“Athletically, I don’t know if there’s a sport he wouldn’t excel at,” Morris baseball coach Todd Kein said.
Dan Renkosiak caught his personal best smallmouth bass Friday on the Chicago River downtown, then found dozens of white bass, raising the question of whether there is now a white bass run on the river.
A 23-year-old man and 28-year-old man were in the first block of South Lotus Avenue at about 7:40 p.m. when they were both shot by an “unknown” assailant, police said.