Chicago police mum on report of arrest in park shooting spree
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that two men are now in custody in connection with last week’s mass shooting at a South Side park.
The newspaper cites a police report, but police officials are not confirming it.
Deonta’ Howard, 3, was among 13 people wounded when gunshots were fired into a crowd watching a basketball game at Cornell Square Park, 51st and Wood.
He’s recovering after surgery, and a family spokesman says he suffered no brain damage after being shot in the head.
According to the Tribune,. the police report states the suspects were arrested Sunday night in an abandoned building in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Investigators have said the shooting was gang-related.