11 People Shot in a Chicago Park

5 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 20 2013 Sep 20, 2013 Friday, September 20, 2013 4:07:00 AM CDT September 20, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

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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