CHICAGO — Two children were shot in separate incidents on the South Side on Monday night.
At 6:20 p.m., an 11-year-old boy was shot in the Washington Park neighborhood. The boy was walking in the 300 block of East 61st Street when someone fired shots, police said.
The boy was hit in his lower left leg and he was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police said.
The boy was not the intended target of the shooting, police said.
Later in the night, at 10:50 p.m., a 13-year-old boy was among four people shot in West Pullman. Three of the victims were outside in the 12300 block of South Yale Avenue when a 19-year-old man fired shots from a gangway, police said.
An unknown person shot back at the 19-year-old, hitting him in his face and chest, police said. The man was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
The 13-year-old was hit in his arm and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital. An 18-year-old woman was hit in her thigh and a 16-year-old boy was hit in his foot and thigh. They were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. Conditions for the three were not available, but they were listed as “stable,” police said.
No one was in custody in the shootings.