Jazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
At least eight people have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Thursday night.
Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago since Tuesday evening.
Three people were killed, and seven others were injured, in shootings during the day Thursday as the high climbed to 102 degrees, and during the steamy night afterward.
The jury in the trial of an accused cop killer saw and heard the defendant admitting, very matter-of-factly, that he fired the fatal shots.
Police are searching for the guman responsible for an apparently gang-related double murder early Sunday in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood.
Four people — two men and two women — were shot while standing outside on the South Side early Sunday. None of the injuries are reported to be serious.