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.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory In Effect, Wind Chills To Drop Well Below Zero
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.READ MORE: Chicago Bears Hire Chiefs Exec Ryan Poles As New GM
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.MORE NEWS: No. 24 Illinois Holds Off No. 10 Michigan State