10-year-old boy hit by SUV on basketball court at South Shore park

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CHICAGO -- A 10-year-old boy is out of surgery this morning after he was hit by an SUV in a South Shore neighborhood park.

The boy was playing basketball in Rosenblum Park at 75th and Jeffery at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when the vehicle jumped a curb.

Police say an 18-year-old man drove onto the court after getting into an argument with at least one other person at the park.

He is being questioned by police.

The boy's mother says her son has several fractures, but is doing okay.

Police say there is a person of interest in custody.

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