Humboldt Park shooting: 16-year-old boy shot 11 times, 2 others injured, Chicago police say

Humboldt Park shooting: 16-year-old boy shot 11 times, 2 others injured, Chicago police say

CHICAGO — Three folks have been wounded in a taking pictures in Humboldt Park on the West Facet Monday afternoon.

They have been standing close to the road at Springfield Avenue and Thomas Avenue when two males received out of a automobile and opened fireplace round 12:40 p.m., Chicago police mentioned.

The victims have been taken to hospitals in serious-to-critical situation, police and fireplace officers mentioned.

One individual was shot within the hip and brought to Stroger Hospital, Chicago Fireplace Division spokesman Larry Langford mentioned.

One other individual was shot within the leg, and a 3rd individual was shot within the arm, he mentioned. They have been each taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Police radio transmissions indicated the youngest sufferer, 16, was shot 11 instances and was in crucial situation. The opposite victims have been 18 and 30 years outdated, police mentioned.

Shortly after the taking pictures, officers may very well be seen inserting dozens of proof markers on the bottom close to shell casings.

The taking pictures occurred within the eleventh police district, which covers elements of Humboldt Park, and East and West Garfield Park. Shootings within the district are down 21% over final 12 months, from 95 to 75 by Might 1, in line with police statistics. However murders are up 6% over the identical interval, from 16 to 17.

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2021.)

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

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