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.
An 11-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle Sunday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.
Foreclosures and homelessness are big issues in Chicago, but the Chicago Housing Authority has approved plans to tear down hundreds of units at its Altgeld Gardens housing complex on the Far South Side.
The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on the 600 block of East 133rd Street. Police indicated that the gunman fired into a crowd of children, striking the girl.
A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.
A woman and teenage boy were wounded in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood Wednesday evening on the Far South Side.
At least 20 people, including a 10-year-girl, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday evening.
Three men were ordered held without bond Saturday, charged in a Wednesday shootout that left four people dead in a Far South Side Altgeld Gardens store.
Three people are being held by police in connection with a shootout this week at a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on the Far South Side.
A security guard tried to defend a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing development from several men who walked in and started shooting Wednesday night, but he was outgunned.
Police have issued an alert for an elderly man who went missing on Monday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.
A man was shot and killed during a fight Sunday night in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens neighborhood, police said.
A man was injured Friday afternoon in a fire at a home on the Far South Side.
A 17-year old girl stole money from a church office, while her accomplice robbed a church employee, earlier this month in the on the Far South Side, police said.
A man has died after being shot in the head in the Altgeld Gardens public housing development.
Police opened fire at a man in the Altgeld Gardens public housing development overnight, after he allegedly pointed a gun they say he was ready to use.