6-year-old girl shot on Far South Side
A 6-year-old girl was wounded in the chest and a woman was wounded in the leg this evening in a shooting on the city’s Far South Side.
It happened Friday evening on the 300 block of West 105th Street.
The girl was riding a scooter when she shot in the chest.
A 50-year-old woman was also shot in the leg.
Witnesses said family and friends were gathered for a barbeque at a home at the time.
They also said the gathering was a memorial, in honor of a young man who was shot and killed nearly five years ago.
Both victims were taken to the hospital, where the girl is in critical condition.
Police are investigating.