1 11-year-old boy killed among 8 injured in Chicago Christmas Eve shootings – NBC Chicago


One person was killed and an 11-year-old boy among seven injured in shootings in Chicago on Friday.

  • A 27-year-old man was shot and killed in West Pullman, in the far south. At around 3 p.m., he was in an alleyway on the 12000 block of South Wallace Street when someone shot him repeatedly, Chicago police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He has been identified as Arlin Hardia by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
  • In non-fatal attacks, one person was in police custody after an 11-year-old boy was found among two people shot dead inside an apartment in Jefferson Park. At around 11:35 p.m., the boy and a 25-year-old man were inside an apartment on the second floor of the 5400 block of North Austin Avenue when a well-known man opened fire, hitting them both in the mouth. right leg, police said. They were taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where they were both in good condition, police said.
  • One person was injured in a shootout on Interstate 94 on the Far South Side. Soldiers responded to the shooting at around 11:10 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-94 near 115th Street, according to preliminary information from Illinois State Police. One person was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound, police said. Their condition was not immediately known.

Five other people were injured in shootings across Chicago on Friday.

One person was killed and three teenagers among 11 others injured in shootings across the city on Thursday.


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