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Toddler, 12 Others Shot in Chicago Park

Toddler, 12 Others Shot in Chicago Park
Posted September 20th, 2013 @ 2:37pm by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Thirteen people were shot in a park on Chicago's South Side around 10:15pm last night, including a three-year-old boy who was reportedly shot in the ear. The victims have been hospitalized, with three—the toddler among them—in "serious-to-critical" condition; the Chicago Tribune reports the boy is in the worst condition. The shootings, which occurred on a basketball court in Cornell Square Park, drew some 60 police and a series of ambulances, the Tribune reports. The victims also includeda 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl; the rest were adults.

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