4-year-old child among 3 injured in Chicago weekend shooting


CHICAGO (CBS) – At least three people were injured, including a 4-year-old boy, in shootings across the city over the weekend.

In the first shooting of the weekend, a non-elderly man was hit in the back by gunfire Friday, in the 600 block of West 92nd Place in Brainerd around 6:09 p.m.

The victim was transported to University Hospital of Chicago in an unknown condition.

Later that evening, a 29-year-old man was shot dead in the 300 block of West 54th Street in Fuller Park.

According to police around 7:22 p.m., the victim was in the shoulder and self-transported to St. Bernard Hospital initially reported in good condition.

The victim did not cooperate with responding officers, police said.

A 4-year-old boy was hit by gunfire while inside a car in the West Lawn neighborhood on Friday.

Police say at approximately 8:38 p.m., a woman was driving a white SUV with four children, in the 4400 block of West Marquette Road, when someone in the back seat of a red sedan, possibly a Mustang or Charger , fired.

The boy was hit in the head and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition.

The other three children in the SUV were not injured.

No one is in custody in either incident.

This is a developing story.


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