The boy was shot in the leg about 8:45 p.m. after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue and then heard shots and felt pain.
Denzel Garbutt, 21, was charged with first-degree murder for the May 19, 2012, shooting in the 8000 block of South Brandon Avenue.
The principal managed to take the gun away from the boy, and police believe the child fired it on accident.
Three teenage girls have been charged, and police are searching for a fourth, after they allegedly hit a 12-year-old boy with a ketchup bottle; and stole cash, jewelry, and cell phones from the boy’s home in Palatine.
A 12-year-old Gurnee boy was little sore Tuesday morning after a three-story fall.
A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night in the South Chicago neighborhood.
A 12-year-old boy is in serious trouble for bringing a grenade to the school he attends in North Aurora.
A 12-year-old boy is one of the three suspects charged with beating and robbing two men this week in the South Shore neighborhood.
A young boy spotted by witnesses carrying two firebombs was later arrested Saturday.
An angry motorist walked a 12-year-old boy into a police station after the child allegedly hurled a rock off a nearby West Side overpass, smashing the windshield of the man’s minivan Sunday morning.
Serious legal trouble has been compounded for a Will County soccer coach already charged with molesting a 12-year-old boy.
A 12-year-old boy was shot in the back during dismissal in front of a Gresham neighborhood elementary school.
Two pre-teen boys have been sentenced to probation for throwing bricks at the home of an elderly South Side woman, who in turn shot and wounded one of them in the shoulder.
The death of a boy who was shot in the head as he played with a gun with a friend Sunday on the Southwest Side is being investigated as an accident, police said.