CHICAGO — A 13-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was shot by a woman after he and a group of others attempted to break into a car in Woodlawn, according to police.
Just before 8 p.m. on Friday, police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of East 62nd Street.
Police believe four to five males were attempting to break into a parked car when the owner, a 34-year-old woman, confronted them. CPD said during the confrontation, one of the suspects pointed a gun at the woman.
The woman, who has a concealed carry license, took out her gun and shot a 13-year-old boy, later identified as Dion Young.
Young was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the neck area. Young died from his injuries on Tuesday afternoon.
Police said the other suspects fled the scene and no other injuries were reported.