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Boy, 5, remains hospitalized after July 4 shooting

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Jaden Donald, 5, remains hospitalized in critical condition after being shot during a fireworks outing in Cooper Park on July 4.

Donald was standing next to a gunman’s intended victim when he was struck by multiple bullets. The gunman fired off roughly 30 rounds according to reports.

Jaden is being treated at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.

Police are said to be talking to a person of interest, but no charges have been filed.

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  • N.B

    To the parents,family and friends of Jaden.Reading this made me think of a brochure I read,where it talks about is peace possible?When horrible things happen to good people,especially children we wonder is it really possible? The answer is in Gods word the Bible. At Psalms 37:10,11 it speaks of the wicked one will be no more,but the meek ones will posses the earth. This means all the things we worry about as far as our/children safety,crime,sickness and a host if other things will be no more. My thoughts and prayers are Jaden and the Donald family in this time of need.