CHICAGO (CBS) — A brawl during a basketball tournament led to a shooting outside the Garfield Park fieldhouse Thursday night, leaving one teenager dead and another seriously wounded.
Police received a call for a large fight at the Garfield Park “Gold Dome” fieldhouse during a basketball tournament around 9:10 p.m.
Officers were clearing out the crowd when someone began shooting outside.
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the chest, and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office identified him as Kenwon Parker, of the Homan Square neighborhood.
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, and was in serious condition at Stroger Hospital.
Police said a person of interest, a 13-year-old boy, was in custody Friday morning. A gun was recovered at the scene.
Area North detectives were investigating what caused the fight and the shooting.