September 20th, 2013
11:48 AM ET

Breaking Overnight: 13 Injured in Chicago Mass Shooting

A 3-year-old boy is fighting for his life this morning following a terrifying mass shooting in Chicago, CNN's George Howell reports.

13 people were shot on a basketball court in the South side of the city. As of this morning, none of the victims have died, they are all recovering in various states of condition. The 3-year-old was shot in the head and carried in the arms of 3 officers to an ambulance.

60 officers swarmed the park after the gruesome shooting and used hoses to clean blood from the court. Police believe the shooting is gang-related, but they have no suspects in custody.

This incident puts Chicago violence back in the spotlight. Just this week, the city was names the murder capital of America. It's reported that there have been more than 1600 shootings so far this year, with 315 people killed.


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  1. tmanqz

    Not one comment.hmmmmmm
    Imagine if the shooter was white/hispanic.....and a legally purchased AK.

    September 21, 2013 at 7:15 am | Reply

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