CHICAGO (CBS) — Four people are recovering in the hospital after being caught in gunfire on the city’s South Side.
Three of those individuals were children, all under the age of 14.READ MORE: Woman With Concealed Carry Permit Shoots At Would-Be Gunpoint Carjacker In Roseland
CBS 2’s Vi Nguyen has the story.
The victims are being treated at Stroger Hospital. A 10-year-old girl along with an 11-year-old boy are in good condition.
The 14-year-old is in critical condition after being shot in the head.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Clearing Overnight, Milder Tuesday
Witnesses reported hearing four gunshots around 8:00 Friday night in the Lawndale neighborhood.
Officer got to the scene and found four victims, including a 20-year-old man. Emergency responders said he drove the two younger victims to the hospital.
Police believe two men shot into a crowd of people standing outside. Investigators are trying to find out who the shooters were trying to target.
Police said a pod camera in the neighborhood captured the two men on video. They took off running after the shooting.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
As for the 20 year-old victim, authorities said he is expected to be OK.