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11 People Shot in a Chicago Park

Posted: Sep 20, 2013 5:07 AM by The Associated Press
Updated: Sep 20, 2013 8:15 AM

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago authorities say 11 people, including a 3-year-old child, were injured when a gunman opened fire on people in a park located in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Chicago Fire Department officials report the child is in critical condition. Two other victims were also in critical condition, officials say.

Officer Amina Greer says the shooting occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.

According to Greer, at least 10 ambulances responded to the scene, taking the victim to several different hospitals.

Authorities say no one has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting.

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