12-year-old boy injured in Little Village shooting, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, May 9, 2022
12-year-old boy injured in shooting on SW Side, police say
EMBED <>More Videos

A 12-year-old boy was injured in a Little Village shooting, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A child was shot Sunday night on Chicago's Southwest Side, the Chicago Police Department said.

The shooting happened at about 8:43 p.m. in the Little Village neighborhood, police said.

SEE ALSO | 'Downright disgusting': Young man fighting for life after thief shot him 3 times in Lincoln Park

A boy, 12 years old, was standing on the sidewalk in the 3300 block of West 21st Street when two male offenders fired shots, police said. The child was transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition by the Chicago Fire Department with a gunshot wound to the right ankle.

There was no one in custody and Area Four detectives are investigating, police said.

RELATED | Gardener killed in West Pullman shooting that also took rapper's life ID'd: 'He's all I had'

Police did not provide further information about the incident.