Boy, 17, shot in Little Village

The 17-year-old was traveling in a vehicle in the 3400 block of West 26th Street when someone opened fire.

SHARE Boy, 17, shot in Little Village
A woman was shot dead April 27, 2022, in Belmont Cragin.

A boy was wounded in a shooting in the 3400 block of West 26th Street, July 21, 2019, in Little Village.

File photo

A 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Sunday in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

He was in the back seat of a vehicle about 1:50 a.m. traveling in the 3400 block of West 26th Street when gunfire erupted from an unknown direction, Chicago police said.

The teen was struck in the chest and grazed in the leg, police said. Relatives drove him to Mount Sinai Hospital where he is in serious condition.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
The Cubs offense struggled against the 2023 No. 1 overall pick.
Living a lie and “passing” as an “upper” caste Hindu opened doors, Yashica Dutt discovered while growing up in her native India. But when a Dalit student died by suicide and left a note that read “my birth is my fatal accident,” the journalist felt compelled to shed her armor and publicly reveal in a social media post that, she too, belonged to the community long-maligned as “untouchable.”
The LGBTQ+ dating app will expand its Chicago presence and hire more software engineers.
The Northwest Center plans a “healthy housing” workshop for residents Saturday at Belmont-Cragin School.
It does no good to help train and attract much-needed professionals if the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation can’t figure out how to approve first-time licenses and renewals in a timely fashion.