7-year-old among 3 shot and wounded while driving in Englewood
A car carrying three people was driving westbound on S. Loomis Boulevard when another vehicle pulled alongside and fired shots into their vehicle. All three in the car were struck, including a 7-year-old boy.
CHICAGO - Three people were injured after someone shot into a car in the Englewood neighborhood and a 7-year-old is among the victims, authorities said.
The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. this afternoon in the 7400 block of S. Loomis Boulevard in the Englewood neighborhood on the city's south side.
Police said a car carrying three people was driving westbound on S. Loomis Boulevard when another vehicle pulled alongside and fired shots into their vehicle. All three in the car were struck, including a 7-year-old boy.
The victims and their conditions are as follows.
- 19-year-old male. Shot in the left leg. Good condition.
- 23-year-old female. Shot in the left hand. Good condition.
- 7-year-old male. Shot in the left arm. Good condition.
Area One Detectives are investigating this afternoon's shooting.
Two six-year-olds were shot last week, and one of those six-year-old victims was also shot in the Englewood neighborhood.
Authorities said another 6-year-old was struck by gunfire last night. This is the second 6-year-old and the 12th kid aged 16-and-under shot this week.#ChicagoScanner #Chicago https://t.co/9y0OR8ihwp— Chicago Journal (@chicagojournal) August 21, 2022
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