Teen Girl Shot In Back During Argument On West Side

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 14-year-old girl was shot in the back early Saturday morning when a verbal altercation between two groups turned violent on the West Side.

The girl was standing with a group of people on the 5100 block of West Crystal Street at 2:50 a.m. when two groups of people began arguing, police said.

One person took out a handgun and fired, shooting the girl in the back.

The girl suffered one gunshot wound and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where her condition was listed as “stable,” police said.

It was unclear whether the teen was the intended target or was caught in the gunfire, police said Saturday morning.

A description of the offender was not clear. No one was in custody at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Grand Central Area detectives are investigating.

(The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.)

  • Taria Collins

    why the hell is a 14 year old outside at 2:50 a.m.?????? maybe if she was in the house like she was suppose to, she would have not gotten shot….do the police NOT enforce the curfew laws??? smh!!!!! and where the hell were her parents while she was outside??????

    • mr blessed

      No way in Hell my pre teen will be out that late at night.That’s why I chose to live in the FAR WEST SUBURBS. Pray for the girl and her family

    • EDUBB

      Erica what does this has to do with race. Your ignorance shows by your response.

    • Christy

      I’m with you, Anne. The parents are probably drunk, or maybe high on crack rocks. Typical in the black community. No offense intended.

    • Erica

      Just another day in the negro community!!!!!

    • Christy

      @EDUBB, Because this kind of viciousness doesn’t occur in white communities. Maybe you have some insight as to why that is.

  • prastis

    1st question is what is a 14yr old doing out at 2:30am? I believe the parents should be held partially accountable and at least one of them put in prison for stupidity. I am a father and would never allow that.

  • Freelance

    You guys are so damn ignorant talking about people kids not one of you offord condolences or said a prayer but asking questions lihe you work for the FBI Tina and tyreese what is your child going to be when she grows up the same damn way. Smh at y’all damn comments

    • WhatTheHell

      Prayer? What the hell are smoking, Goofball Freelance? Silly fool!!

  • jazzy

    First off you guys dont really know what happen so yaw need to shut up!!!! what if this happened to ur child!!!! Prejudice a** ppl!!!

  • jazzy

    Tina u shuld shut the f*** up!!!!

  • jazzy

    Erica f*** u!!!!

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