15-year-old girl shot in Fernwood home, person of interest in custody

The girl was shot in the leg in the 10000 block of South Lafayette Avenue.

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At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

A 15-year-old was wounded in a shooting Sept. 9, 2021, in Fernwood.

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A person was being questioned by police after a 15-year-old girl was shot in the leg inside a Fernwood home on the South Side Thursday afternoon.

The girl was shot around 2:45 p.m. in the 10000 block of South Lafayette Avenue by someone who approached her, pulled out a gun and fired, Chicago police said.

She was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition, police said.

Detectives were questioning a person of interest.

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