Twelve people, including a 3-year-old child, were shot at a Chicago park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Thursday night.
Ten adults and the 3-year-old were transported by Fire Department ambulances
after in the attack in the 1800 block of West 51st Street in the Back of the
Yards neighborhood. A
12th victim was believed to have driven himself to Little Company of Mary
Hospital in Evergreen Park.
Three of the victims, including the child, were taken to local hospitals in
Four were in fair-to-serious condition, and four were in good-to-fair conditionDepartment. Victims were taken to hospitals including
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, and Mount Sinai,
Holy Cross and St. Anthony hospitals.
The attack took place about about 10:15 p.m. and fire officials called an
Emergency Medical Services Plan II, sending at least 10 ambulances to the
A total of at least 11 people were shot, including the 3-year-old, who was
shot in the face