CHICAGO (CBS) — A 24-year-old man is dead and a 10-year-old boy is one of two others injured in a shooting Friday evening on Chicago’s West Side.
The shooting happened shortly after 6:45 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Lake Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The victims were inside a car when an unknown person approached and started firing at them, according to the Chicago Police Department.READ MORE: Community Leaders Try To Find Home For Mural Dedicated To Murdered Young Activist
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A 24-year-old man was struck in the side and died later at the hospital, police said. A 25-year-old woman was struck in the ankle and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. The boy was struck in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
No one is in custody.
Earlier Friday afternoon. A 4-year-old had been shot in the face on Chicago’s South Side.MORE NEWS: Goodman Theater Opens For The First Time In More Than A Year
These incidents follow a trend of shootings with two other children shot inside vehicles in the West Pullman neighborhood earlier this month. Police are connecting the shootings to gang violence. The search is still on for suspects in all four shootings.