8-year-old boy dies after being shot in the head inside Douglas apartment, Chicago police say – NBC Chicago

An 8-year-old boy was fatally shot Monday night in the Douglas community on the south side of Chicago, authorities said.

The shooting was reported around 5:48 p.m. at the Lawless Gardens apartment complex at 3600 South Rhodes Avenue. Police say the victim was inside a residence with other people when the shooting occurred. He was shot in the head and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Monday night, it was still unclear whether the shooting was accidental. No one was in custody as detectives continued to investigate.

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