CHICAGO (CBS) — Clareon Williams Jr. is only five years old, and he will spend Christmas recovering from gunshot wounds. He is an innocent victim of Chicago’s gun violence.
Tuesday morning, Clareon got a holiday surprise when Spiderman, Superman, Batman and other superheroes escorted by police vehicles went to Comer Children’s Hospital.READ MORE: Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History Month
Clareon was shot in the head in November while playing on his iPad inside his home in Roseland. He was wearing Spiderman pajamas at the time of the shooting.READ MORE: Mother And 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead, 4 Family Members Hospitalized After House Fire In Auburn Gresham
Chicago police said Clareon was not the intended target.
The surprise was sponsored by the community group I’m Telling, Don’t Shoot.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Warm But Wet Sunday Morning Ahead Of Cold Front
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