13-year-old girl injured in South Side shooting was trying to steal car, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, May 10, 2024
13-year-old girl shot on South Side was trying to steal car: CPD
A 13-year-old girl who was shot Tuesday on South Commercial Avenue in South Chicago was trying to steal a car, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- New details have emerged about a South Side shooting earlier this that injured a 13-year-old girl.

Chicago police say the girl was trying to steal a car when she was shot.

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The shooting happened Tuesday around 7:49 a.m. in the 8200-block of South Commercial Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood.

According to police, a woman fired her gun at the girl and a 14-year-old boy when they tried to take her SUV.

The 13-year-old girl was shot in the right side of her body, police said. She was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Both children are charged with the attempted theft, police said.

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