The group was standing outside in the 2100 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue about 11:45 p.m. when someone walked up and fired shots into the crowd before running away, police said.
The children’s parent saw the man and began chasing him, police said. He was last seen near 79th and Kolmar.
Miguel Vazquez, 20, faces one count of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery
Five men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
At least six people were killed and 36 others were wounded in separate shootings across Chicago late Friday into Sunday morning, authorities said.
Two men were killed and at least 17 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago late Friday into early Saturday.
A 58-year-old man has been charged with stabbing two people in a domestic dispute on New Year’s Eve.
Two men were critically wounded Saturday night in a stabbing in the Mayfair neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police were searching for a Jeep Grand Cherokee after the driver struck an officer during a traffic stop on the West Side.
The son of a 67-year-old bar owner has been charged with her murder, and is also a suspect in the murder of his father.