Two teenage boys had been damage on Tuesday in separate shootings on town’s South Aspect, elevating the toll of youth shot within the metropolis just lately.
Within the earliest taking pictures, a 15-year-old boy was on the sidewalk within the 8600 block of South Racine Avenue shortly after 3:30 p.m. when somebody shot at him from a car, police stated. The teenager suffered a number of gunshot wounds and was being handled at Comer Youngsters’s Hospital, police stated.
Round 6 p.m., police stated a 16-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the face within the 6300 block of South Carpenter Avenue within the Englewood neighborhood. The boy sought medical therapy at St. Bernard Hospital and was initially listed in good situation, police stated.
Police later stated the 16-year-old was shot with a paintball gun.
In each instances, police stated that there aren’t any suspects in custody and detectives had been investigating.
The injured teenagers had been the seventh and eighth kids 16 and beneath to be shot within the final eight days. Two teenagers had been shot and one was killed Oct. 30 in Avalon Park. Two days later, a 16-year-old boy was discovered shot within the head on town’s East Aspect. A 16-year-old boy was one in all three victims in a weekend taking pictures in Gage Park.
Two kids, a 10-year-old and and 11-year-old had been every shot of their properties Friday and Sunday, respectively.