Morgan Park H.S. Softball Player Shot After Game

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Morgan Park High School player was shot in the leg Tuesday night, after a game at a park on the South Side.

Police said the 14-year-old girl was treated and released from MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island after the shooting.

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Morgan Park’s frosh-soph softball team was playing the team from Chicago International Charter School – Longwood at Oakdale Park at 965 W. 95th St. Tuesday afternoon.

Police said that after the game ended around 6:10 p.m., Morgan Park players were celebrating their victory when a gunman opened fire, wounding the victim in her lower right leg.

The gunman was described as described as 6 feet tall, about 250 pounds and about 20 years old.

No one else was wounded and no one was in custody as of Wednesday morning.

  • Curtis Townsend

    That’s across the street from where I grew up!

  • Shela Okeefe

    What a sad story.
    I look forward to the fulfillment of Psalms 37:9-11.

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