While breaking into a Kia on a Sunday afternoon, a young man, aged 13, was fatally shot.
In the 3700 block of South Langley Avenue at around 2:35 p.m., police received a report of a car break-in involving a 13-year-old child. when the owner, a legal holder of a concealed carry license, caught him breaking into the automobile.
A 13-year-old old boy was shot while allegedly breaking into a vehicle Sunday, according to Chicago police. https://t.co/aDMefgmPlB
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The 26-year-old owner pulled out a revolver and shot the 13-year-old boy in the leg. The adolescent’s status at Comer Children’s Hospital is unknown at this time.
A 26-year-old male was detained for questioning.
The 13-year-old and the 26-year-old both had weapons that were retrieved by police after the event.
Local law enforcement has not stopped its probe.