Girl, 14, injured in Back of the Yards shooting early Sunday


A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed early Sunday morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said. This is the third child shot in Chicago in recent days.

The shots were fired while the girl was in a vehicle on the 4400 block of South Wood Street at approximately 4:00 am. The Chicago Fire Department transported the girl in good condition with a gunshot wound to the right arm to Comers Children’s Hospital.

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No one had been arrested as of Sunday morning and detectives are investigating, police said.

The 14-year-old is at least the 15th child shot in Chicago in the past month. A 3-year-old and a 10-year-old were shot in separate attacks on the west and south sides of the city late Friday.

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