4 shot, including 9-year-old girl, in Gresham

The girl was struck in the leg and hospitalized in good condition, police said.

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Chicago police investigate the scene where multiple people were shot, including a 9-year-old girl, June 17, 2020, in Gresham on the South Side.

Chicago police investigate the scene where multiple people were shot, including a 9-year-old girl, June 17, 2020, in Gresham.

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A 9-year-old girl is one of four people who were shot Wednesday in Gresham on the South Side.

The shooting happened about 8:35 p.m. after a disagreement in the parking lot of an apartment complex near 76th Street and Loomis Boulevard, according to Chicago police. One male fired shots into a group, and another male returned fire.

Four people were struck, including a 9-year-old girl who was shot in the leg, police said. She was hospitalized in good condition.

Two 19-year-old men were shot in their thighs, while a third man, 31, was struck in the upper lip, police said. They were also hospitalized in good condition.

Chicago police investigate the scene where multiple people were shot, including a 9-year-old girl, June 17, 2020, in Gresham.

Chicago police investigate the scene where multiple people were shot, including a 9-year-old girl, June 17, 2020, in Gresham.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Area Two detectives are investigating.

Contributing: Tyler LaRiviere

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