BACK OF THE YARDS, CHICAGO - A man was parking a vehicle with a 3-year-old child in the backseat when someone fired shots at the car, authorities said.
The shooting happened around 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning in the 5400 block of S. Damen Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the city's southwest side.
Police said a 52-year-old man was parking his vehicle with a 3-year-old boy in the backseat when someone in a light green SUV fired shots. The 52-year-old man was able to drive to Holy Cross Hospital.
Once there, they found he had a graze wound to his side while the 3-year-old had a graze wound to the left shoulder. Both the man and the boy are listed in good condition.
There is no one in custody and Area One detectives are investigating.
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