A teenager is hospitalized and a man is being questioned after a car owner allegedly shot the 13-year-old after he burst into a vehicle in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.
Police say a 13-year-old broke into a Kia in the 3700 block of South Langley around 2.35pm on Sunday.
A 26-year-old man then confronted the teenager and pulled out a handgun, firing shots at the minor.
The 13-year-old was shot in the leg and taken to an area hospital for treatment, police said.
The man was taken to a nearby police station for questioning, police said. Authorities say the man had a valid concealed carry permit at the time of the shooting.
Weapons were recovered from the two individuals and an investigation is underway into the incident.