CHICAGO — Two men are dead and two others, including a child, are injured after a shooting on the city’s West Side, according to Chicago police.
Officers say the shooting happened near West Madison Street and South Sacramento Boulevard in Garfield Park just after 2:30 p.m.
Police say the three men and a 7-year-old boy were standing in a vacant lot in the area when a car, which was traveling southbound, pulled up and a person inside opened fire on the group.
Officers say a 33-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were both shot in the head and taken to the hospital where they later died from their injuries.
According to police, the 7-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition. The boy has been identified as Aden Carothers and will turn 8-years-old next month.
The other person involved, a 38-year-old man who was shot in the lower back, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Currently, it is unclear what led to the shooting.
No arrests have been made. Police say Area Four Detectives are now investigating.
Anyone with information on the deadly shooting can leave a tip for officers at CPDtip.com. Tips can be left anonymously.