Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

15-year old boy killed and 14-year old boy wounded in Chicago gang shooting

15-year old George Howard was standing in a vestibule with two men and a 14-year old boy when someone opened fire on them, killing George and wounding the other three.

From the article:
Killed was George Howard, who lived a few blocks from where the shooting occurred, authorities said. He was standing in the vestibule with two men, 20 and 33, and the 14-year-old boy when when the gunman approached, police said.
Howard was struck in the chest and the younger teen was hit in the back and his hand, police said. The 20-year-old man was shot in the hip, and his older brother was wounded in the shoulder, police said.
The 14-year-old was taken to the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital in serious-to-critical condition. The brothers were treated at a hospital with non-serious wounds, police said.
Police thought the shooting was gang-related.

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