4 shot in Englewood apartment after argument breaks out
A 15-year-old boy was struck in the head and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. Initially reported as having died, police later said he was resuscitated and was in critical condition.
Three boys and a man were shot after getting into an argument inside an apartment early Wednesday in Englewood on the South Side.
The four — ages 15, 16, 17 and 22 — were in a second-floor apartment with several other people in the 7200 block of South Princeton Avenue when someone got into an argument and opened fire about 1:05 a.m., Chicago police said.
All four males were taken to hospitals and listed in serious condition.
The 15-year-old was struck in the back of his head and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where police initially said he was pronounced dead. But it was later reported that he had been resuscitated.
The 16-year-old was shot in his neck and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, police said.
The 17-year-old was struck in the left shoulder and brought to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
The 22-year-old was struck in the back and groin, and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Police initially reported the victims were all teenagers.
No one was reported in custody.