CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy was among three people wounded Tuesday in a triple shooting on Chicago’s Far South Side.
Police say the shooting occurred just before 3:30 p.m. in the 13000 block of S. Champlain when an unknown offender opened fire, striking two males and one female.
A 45-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the chest.
A 24-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the face.
A bullet struck the boy in the arm.
Police recovered a gun at the scene.
Six Flags Great America released the following statement regarding the shooting:
Six Flags dedicates our greatest amount of time, talent and resources to safety and security.
Layers of preventative measures both inside and outside the park are in place for the protection of guests and team members. We continue to review and enhance our protocol on a daily basis to ensure we are providing the highest level of safety.
Cameras placed in the parking lot and inside the park, uniformed and plain clothes patrols throughout the property, and advanced screening technology allow us to react quickly and provide important information. The park security team is joined by the Gurnee Police Department, who operates a substation at the park.
This evening, we are incredibly grateful to our team members who reacted in a professional manner to take care of our guests, and for the Gurnee Police Department for their on-going presence and commitment to Six Flags Great America.
First responders took all three to the University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.
Police announced no arrest(s) in connection with the shooting. Anyone with information may leave an anonymous tip at cpdtip.com.