Boy, 11, wounded in West Pullman drive-by; second 11-year-old shot in a week

He was the second 11-year-old wounded this month in the Far South Side neighborhood.

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Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.

An 11-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by March 7,2021, in the 400 block of West 119th Street.

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An 11-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by Sunday evening in West Pullman — the second child that age shot in a week in the Far South Side neighborhood.

About 5:45 p.m., he was inside a vehicle in the 400 block of West 119th Street, when a white Honda pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots at his vehicle, Chicago police said.

The boy was struck in the arm and brought to Comer Children’s Hospital where his condition stabilized, police said.

He was the second 11-year-old wounded this month in the Far South Side neighborhood. On March 1, an 11-year-old girl was critically hurt by a stray bullet at a gas station.

Area Two detectives were investigating.

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