12-year-old boy shot to death in South Chicago, woman in custody

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO — A 12-year-old boy was shot to death in the city’s South Chicago community area in what police believe to be a domestic-related incident.

Police said a 12-year-old boy was discovered unresponsive by a witness in the 8000 block of South Bennett Avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the head.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and a 36-year-old woman was placed into custody. The incident remains under investigation.

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