Chicago shooting: Teen killed in Lawndale ID'd, another injured, authorities say

13-year-old also girl injured in shooting: Chicago police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Sunday, October 23, 2022
At least 9 juveniles shot in Chicago weekend violence since Friday night, police say
Chicago weekend shootings have left 43 people shot, including nine juveniles, the police department said. 10 people have been killed.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 13-year-old girl wounded in a shooting Saturday night near South Fairfield and South Washtenaw avenues in Lawndale, according to Chicago police.

Police say two males got out of a car and shot the victims.

The teen boy was shot in the back and was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The medical examiner later identified him as Rishawn Hendricks.

The teen girl was struck twice in the neck and transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

No one has been arrested and police are investigating.

At least 9 juveniles have been shot in Chicago since Friday night.

Editorial note: A previous version of this story said the shooting happened in Brighton Park.