A 17-year-old boy was fatally injured and at least four other teenagers were shot on Friday, police said.


A 17-year-old boy who was fatally shot Friday afternoon on the West Side said at least five teenagers between the ages of 14 and 16 were shot Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, according to Chicago police. I was in

The shooting occurred shortly after 4:00 p.m. on the 600 block of South Independence Boulevard in the Lawndale neighborhood. Two of his teens, a 16-year-old and her 17-year-old, both got out of the car when they were shot, according to police. The oldest boy suffered injuries to his upper body and head and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The young boy was shot in the chest and leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he is said to be in critical condition.

As of Saturday morning, the 17-year-old boy’s identity has not been determined.

The latest shooting that injured a teenager occurred early Saturday morning around 4 a.m. on the 400 block of South Western Avenue.

A 15-year-old boy was in the car when the black Kia stopped and someone opened fire multiple times, police said. The boy was hit in his left shoulder and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he is in good condition, police said.

Shortly after 9:30 pm, a 14-year-old boy was shot from a building on the 900 block of South Independence Boulevard. Police found him in a common area of ​​the building with his two gunshot wounds to his left wrist. Police said the boy was uncooperative with police and he was very uncooperative in closing the apartment door when they found an adult to talk to.

At approximately 6:20 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot dead in the 400 block of East 71st Street in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

Police say the boy was shot in the chest while traveling in a car. Police said he was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital and was said to be in good condition.

No one was taken into custody in either attack, and detectives were investigating.


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Written by Natalia Chi

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