CHICAGO – Police say a 4-year-old girl who was sitting on a Chicago front porch with her parents has been wounded in a drive-by shooting.
The girl was shot in the 1000 block of West 88th Street around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday evening in the city’s Gresham neighborhood.
A car pulled up and someone in the vehicle opened fire. Police say the girl was shot in the shoulder. She is in stable condition.
Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says in a tweet that detectives are “making good progress at this early stage.” He says a person at the home has “a history” with Chicago police and may have been the intended target.
As of early Tuesday, police have recorded 710 shooting victims in Chicago, down from 1,014 in the same period last year.
Detectives making good progress at this early stage. An individual at the home has a history with CPD & may possibly have been intended target of the shooting. The young girl is in stable condition. Anyone in area report information anonymously to https://t.co/g9Q1Srtgmc. https://t.co/Gudo0F98qc
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) May 2, 2018