CHICAGO (CBS) — A 16-year-old girl was accidentally shot in the Morgan Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon, police said.
Police say the girl was sitting in a vehicle in the 1100 block of West 110th Place around 4:47 p.m. There was a dispute nearby about a parking space in the area. A man took out a gun and began shooting. He missed the person he was arguing with, instead hitting the girl.
Detectives have promising leads. Shooting stemmed from a petty dispute over a parking space. Offender pulls a gun & fired at another individual when the shots missed & hit this young girl who was sitting in a nearby car. Anyone w info send anonymously to https://t.co/g9Q1Srtgmc https://t.co/UWVsNmeqAD
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) June 17, 2019
The victim was struck once in the chest and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition.
Area South detectives were investigating. Police say they have leads but are asking anyone looking to give information anonymously to do so at CPDtip.com.
No one was in custody.