Chicago 8-year-old shot twice in drive-by that injured 3 other people
CHICAGO — An 8-year-old boy was one of four people shot as they stood on a sidewalk on the West Side Wednesday night, authorities said.The shots were fired from a black SUV shortly after 10 p.m. in the 700 block of South Karlov Avenue in Lawndale, police said.The boy was in fair condition at a hospital after being shot at least once in each leg, according to a statement from police. A 26-year-old man was in fair condition with a gunshot wound to his left arm, another 26-year-old man was in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the left leg, and a 36-year-old man was in fair condition also wit...
At least 17 shot, 4 fatally, in less than 12 hours in Chicago
CHICAGO — At least four people were shot to death across Chicago from Monday night into Tuesday morning, part of a series of attacks that also left 13 people injured, including six wounded in a single attack, according to police.Three of the overnight shootings left three or more people wounded.The shootings come after a string of violent weekends in the city that have left younger children killed and injured. Gun violence in Chicago spiked Memorial Day weekend and has remained high, including a violent Fourth of July weekend during which at least 90 people were shot, 18 of them fatally.As of ...