- A 17-year-old boy was killed and at least 11 people were wounded in shootings Thursday on the city’s South and West sides.
The fatal shooting happened at 10:25 p.m. the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The 17-year-old boy was in the 3100 block of West 41st Place when a white SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots. The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
According to HeyJackass.com, we stand at 11 homicides and 76 woundings in a mere 7 days. If we can get the stats for the first week of January 2015 versus 2016, we'll post them.