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Chicago violence: 8-year-old girl killed,3 others injured after shots fired into vehicle, police say

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An eight-year-old girl was killed and two others were shot on Monday while traveling in a vehicle on Chicago’s South Side, according …
An eight-year-old girl was killed and two others were shot on Monday while traveling in a vehicle on Chicago’s South Side, according to police. The girl and three adults were sitting in a Subaru SUV at a stoplight on Union Avenue at West 47th Street around 6 p.m. local time when a black Dodge Charger directly behind them opened fire as the light turned green, according to Brian McDermott, chief of operations for the Chicago Police Department. The child was taken to a local area hospital with a gunshot wound to the back, where she was pronounced dead around 6:30 p.m., police said. A 30-year-old woman, and a 31-year-old man, were also shot. They were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, Fox 32 reported. “I stand before you, saddened and angered that another child has lost their life in senseless gun violence in the city of Chicago,” said McDermott during a news conference on Monday night.

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