Chicago shooting: Man shot while driving girl to school in Humboldt Park, CFD says

ByDiane Pathieu and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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A man was shot in a car while taking a child to school on the West Side.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man driving a 7-year-old girl to school was shot multiple times Wednesday morning on the West Side, the Chicago Fire Department said.

Firefighters responded to the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Sacramento Boulevard for a reported crash and found the driver of a silver Kia with multiple gunshot wounds, CFD spokesperson Larry Langford said.

A 7-year-old girl was inside the car being driven to school and appeared to be unharmed, CFD said.

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The man was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital for treatment. The girl was cared for on the scene before being transported to Mount Sinai Hospital for evaluation, CFD said.

Further details on the shooting were not immediately available.