CHICAGO (CBS) — An 8-year-old boy was shot Thursday evening in Lawndale.
At 6:07 p.m., the boy was in the street in the 1800 block of South Kildare Avenue when someone began shooting, police said.READ MORE: City Council To Meet Again Friday With Renaming Lake Shore Drive On Agenda
The boy was struck in the right knee, and was taken by people at the scene to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized.READ MORE: Man Stabbed On CTA Blue Line Train
At least two dozen shell casings were spotted on the ground at the scene.
It is not believed that the boy was the intended target.MORE NEWS: 'Work-Share Illinois' Helping Workers Who Are Partially Laid Off By Employers
No one was in custody Thursday evening. Area Four detectives are investigating.