Six Dead In Chicago Including A 12 Year Old Boy: 43 Others Sustained Injuries in Shooting This Weekend

CHICAGO (September 12, 2021 Updated September 13, 2021))—Six people have died, including a 12-year-old boy, and 43 others have sustained injuries in shootings so far this weekend across Chicago, police stated.

At approximately 5:28 p.m. Friday, a man of unknown age was shot and killed in the 7200 block of South Yale. The man was near the sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain, according to authorities.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the armpit area and hand. He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center and subsequently pronounced dead.

Early Saturday morning at approximately 1:25 a.m. in the 8700 block of South Lafayette, a 34-year-old woman was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in a parking lot with a group of people when shots were fired, police said.

Update:

Police say 37-year-old Fallon Harris shot and killed her 12-year-old son Saturday morning in South Chicago.

Police said the boy was discovered unresponsive by a witness in the 8000 block of South Bennett Avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the head.

Harris’ family members told police she shot her son Kayden Ingram over a missing digital storage disk card from her car, as reported by the Chicago Tribune.

Source: NBC News

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