CHICAGO (STMW) — A 17-year-old boy was wounded in what police believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The teenager was crossing the street about 8:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Spaulding Avenue when a tan-colored minivan drove past and someone inside the vehicle fired shots, said police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.READ MORE: City Council To Meet Again Friday With Renaming Lake Shore Drive On Agenda
The boy suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and both arms and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Alfaro said. As of about 12:45 a.m., he had been treated and released from the hospital.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Friday
Police believe the shooting is gang-related, Alfaro said.
No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Another Wave Of Downpours Coming Early Friday Morning
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)