Shots fired into south side classroom
An 18-year-old male has been shot in the leg near Joplin Elementary School on the city’s south side, with stray gunfire breaking through a closed window of an occupied classroom, according to the Chicago Police Department.
No children were hurt in the incident.
The shooting took place around 1 pm Monday at 1849 W. 79th Street. Police took three men into custody.
The victim has been transported to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department.