14-year-old boy shot three times in South Chicago neighborhood, police say
The shooting happened a day after a 15-year-old boy was killed in Little Village, four teens were wounded on a porch in Englewood and a 6-year-old boy was shot in a home in Woodlawn.
A 14-year-old boy was shot three times Thursday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood, according to Chicago police.
The shooting occurred a day after a 15-year-old was killed in Little Village, four young teens were wounded on a porch in Englewood and a 6-year-old boy was shot in a home in Woodlawn.
The 14-year-old was walking in the 8200 block of South Yates Boulevard around 6:45 a.m. when someone opened fire from the passenger side of a passing green SUV, police said.
Lea este artículo en español en La Voz Chicago.
The boy was shot in the abdomen, hip and shoulder, police said. He was dropped off at the University of Chicago Medical Center and listed in fair condition.
The shooter was last seen driving north, police said. No one was in custody.
Wednesday night, Benjamin Ortega, 15, was fatally shot in the 2400 block of South Trumbull Avenue, according to police.
Earlier in the day, a 6-year-old boy was critically wounded in Woodlawn. He was shot in the back inside an apartment in the 6100 block of South Vernon Avenue around 2:20 p.m., police said.
Four teens were wounded about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday in Englewood. They were on the front porch of a home in the 7300 block of South Union Avenue when someone fired gunshots, police said. A 16-year-old boy was listed in fair condition at Comer Children’s Hospital. Three 15-year-old boys were transported to hospitals in good condition.
No arrests have been announced for any of the attacks.