3-year-old boy shot and killed on Chicago’s South Side

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CHICAGO — A young boy was shot and killed inside a South Side home Sunday.

Relatives discovered the boy with a gunshot wound to the face in the 9600 block of S. Escanaba Avenue around 4:15 p.m.

He was rushed to Trinity Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Relatives told police they heard a gunshot and ran to the room only to find the child with the gun.

Police are currently investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

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