A 4-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man were wounded in a shooting Friday night in West Garfield Park.
The girl and the teen were near a sidewalk in the 4000 block of West Washington Boulevard about 7:15 p.m. when they heard shots coming from an unknown direction, Chicago police said.
The girl was struck in the foot and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.
For the 2nd night in a row, a 4yr old girl was shot with a 19yr old man in the 4000 blk of W. Washington. She was struck in foot and hospitalized. The 19-year-old was struck in abdomen & buttocks and hospitalized. No one in custody.@Area4Detectives investigating. #ChicagoPolice. pic.twitter.com/Ldcolycmg2— Tom Ahern (@TomAhernCPD) August 7, 2021
The teen suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and buttocks, police said. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.
Thursday evening, a 4-year-old was killed in an accidental shooting in Englewood. She is the youngest child to die from gun violence in Chicago this year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data.