Man, 23, killed and 13-year-old sister injured in West Side shooting

Chicago News

CHICAGO — A 13-year-old girl was injured in a shooting that killed her 23-year-old brother in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Police said 13-year-old Mahogany Walker sustained a gunshot wound to the chest near the 900 block of North Lawndale Avenue. She was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

Her brother sustained a gunshot wound to the right armpit and chin, and was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Walker’s father said she is expected to be OK.

“My baby’s fine, glory be to God. I have to go, I have to check on the other children,” Ervin Wheaton said.

Police said the man and the girl were standing on the porch of a residence when a red vehicle drove by and a passenger opened fire.

No one is in custody and Area 4 detectives are currently investigating.

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