Girl, 12, shot to death in West Garfield Park |June 15, 2018

SHARE Girl, 12, shot to death in West Garfield Park |June 15, 2018

Chicago Police officers investigate the scene where two people were shot, a 12-year-old girl was killed and a 36-year-old man man who was wounded Thursday night in the 5200 block of West Wilcox in Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.

  • Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a 12-year-old girl was shot to death, and a man was wounded, Thursday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.

  • A man was grazed in the head about 8:20 p.m. Thursday night in the West Garfield Park. The 22-year-old was sitting in his vehicle when he felt a bullet graze his head in the 500 block of South Kostner, police said. He didn’t see where the shots came from. He showed up at Stroger Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.

ALSO CHECK OUT: Family creates GoFundMe for ‘angel on Earth’ shot to death in Lawndale


The Latest
La actriz argentina comparte sobre el filme que trae a la mesa el tema del encarcelamiento por posesión de marihuana con perspectiva humana.
Woman is surprised and thrilled to be expecting but worries the news will be painful to some of her confidants.
Planned Parenthood of Illinois clinics are seeing more patients traveling from dozens of other states, including the South. Abortion restrictions only make it more onerous, risky, and expensive for patients who need abortion care.
Andrew McCarthy, a member of the tribe, hears from Demi Moore, Rob Lowe and other former co-stars stigmatized by a writer’s clever turn of phrase.