Boy, Age 14, Among 4 Killed on Carpenter Ave Near 61st Street Chicago


At least 14 people were shot in two separate mass shootings in Chicago during July 4th celebrations. Among the victims were one child and two teens, one of whom was killed (CBS Chicago).

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 11:30 p.m. Saturday July 4, 2020 to a report of multiple people shot in the block of 6100 Carpenter Avenue in Chicago.

A 14-year-old boy was found in traumatic cardiac arrest and was transported with CPR and Advanced Life Support to Comer Children’s Hospital – UChicago

Eight total victims were shot. Two were transported to the Level 1 Trauma Center at University of Chicago. Two were transported to Comer Children’s Hospital – UChicago Medicine, and three gunshot victims were transported to St. Bernard Hospital. One person

The 14-year-old boy that was killed was shot in the back and pronounced dead at Comer Children’s Hospital – UChicago Medicine. Three other males, who were not initially identified, were killed as a result of the shooting, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Among children injured, an 11-year-old boy suffered graze wounds to the leg and ankle and was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital – UChicago Medicine, where he was listed in fair condition. A 15 year-old boy was shot in the abdomen and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital – UChicago Medicine, where he was listed in fair condition.

At least one of the wounded that was located at St. Bernard Hospital was transported in a person vehicle.

Chicago Police said four males fired into a large gathering in the street. The mass shooting is under investigation.

A 14-year-old boy was among four victims killed in a shooting late Saturday night in Englewood (WGN News).

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