CHICAGO — Police have arrested two people of interest in connection to the shooting of a 7-year-old girl last Christmas in Brighton Park.
Jaime Lopez, 22, and Gabriela Lopez, 35, have both been charged with attempted murder.
Officers said a stray bullet went into the home in the 3500 block of South Washtenaw Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. Christmas morning. Police said the girl was in the living room watching TV when the bullet struck her.
She was rushed to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Doctors later said her prognosis was “very positive.”
The girl’s family released a statement following the shooting stating that they were “grateful for the outpouring of love and support.”