Chicago Shooting Kills 3-Year-Old Boy At Calumet Heights Home

According to officials, a child was fatally shot inside a residence on the South Side over the weekend.

According to police, a shooting occurred on Saturday, April 22 at approximately 3:40 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Euclid Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood. A 3-year-old boy was reportedly hit in the face by a bullet.

The victim was transported to Jackson Park Hospital and later transferred to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition. According to family members, the boy was undergoing surgery last Saturday.

According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, the child was declared deceased on Saturday, April 29, one week after the incident. The identity of the individual has not been disclosed yet.

According to neighbors, the area where the shooting occurred is home to many seniors. However, they expressed concern about their safety, as the neighborhood is undergoing changes.

Dawn, a resident of Calumet Heights, stated that she has a 19-year-old son. According to the speaker, they refuse to allow him to come over due to the frequent sound of gunshots heard in the vicinity of 87th street during nighttime. According to the user, there is a change happening. The situation is deemed unfortunate.

Neighbors expressed frustration over the violence that affected young victims as police searched for suspects in the shooting.

According to the speaker, in order to put an end to gun violence, it is necessary to encourage people to come forward and share any information they may have about the individuals involved, including their identities and whereabouts.

Community activist Andrew Holmes stated, “Or, the person who may have entered and fired the weapons that resulted in the shooting of these children.”

According to the authorities, no suspects have been apprehended at this time and the local detectives are currently conducting an investigation. Further information about the shooting was not immediately provided by the police.

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