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

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Three teens shot in Chicago

Two men and 15-year old boy were approached on a Chicago street by two men who then opened fire on them.  Both men were injured.  The teen was shot in the leg and is in good condition.

Two girls, ages 14 and 17, were on a nearby porch and were also injured, in the leg and in the arm, respectively.

From an article:
Two men, along with a 15-year-old boy, were standing on the sidewalk in the 8300 block of South Muskegeon around 9:30 p.m. when three males walked up and shot them, police said.
Two teen girls who were sitting on a nearby porch also were injured, police said.
Bullets grazed a 14-year-old girl on her leg and a 17-year-old girl on her arm, police said. Both are in good condition and refused medical treatment.
The 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg and is in good condition at South Shore Hospital, police said. One man, 21, was shot in the abdomen and leg. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg and grazed in the ankle and is in good condition at Advocate Trinity Hospital, police said.
No one was in custody.

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