A 16-year-old boy was critically wounded when he was shot in the head Thursday evening in the East Side neighborhood on the Far South Side.
He was inside a vehicle at 6:04 p.m. in the 11000 block of South Ewing when he suffered the gunshot wound, police said. The vehicle then crashed into a tree. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Law in critical condition.
Additional information was not immediately available from police.