A 15-year-old girl was shot and critically wounded by a relative about the same age who was high and packaging drugs when he mishandled a gun.
The girl was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical but stable
condition, after getting shot in the 0-100 block of West 112th
Street about 7 p.m.
The girl’s 16-year-old relative was taken into custody a couple hours after
the shooting, and detectives were questioning him.
Everyone fled the scene and the girl’s relative dumped the gun in a sewer and
called his mom, who wasn’t at home when the girl was shot. She arranged for her
Others in the house fled with the drugs. Nobody else was