A police SUV sits outside Cook Elementary School, at 81st and Bishop, after a student was shot in the back at classes were being dismissed for the day.
A 14-year-old boy was ordered held in custody Wednesday afternoon after being charged in a shooting that left a 12-year-old boy seriously injured outside a South Side elementary school Tuesday.
The teen is charged as a juvenile with one count each of attempted murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm, Cook County State's Attorney's office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said.
Judge Colleen Sheehan ordered the boy held on Tuesday afternoon, Simonton said.
The teen turned himself in about 5 p.m. at the Gresham District police station, said Capt. Juan Morado.
Witnesses to the shooting outside Cook Elementary, at 81st and Bishop, said
Family and friends said the shooting may have stemmed from an argument that began on Facebook.