13-Year-Old Boy, 23-Year-Old Woman Wounded in Shooting - NBC Chicago

13-Year-Old Boy, 23-Year-Old Woman Wounded in Shooting

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    13-Year-Old Boy, 23-Year-Old Woman Wounded in Shooting

    A young woman and her 13-year-old cousin were shot on Chicago's Southwest Side Tuesday, the most recent victims of gun violence as police release new crime numbers. NBC 5's Sandra Torres reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018)

    A 13-year-old boy and a 23-year-old woman were wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

    The pair, who are cousins, were sitting in a parked vehicle about 9:45 p.m. in the 3700 block of West 28th Street when two people got out of a Toyota Corolla and started shooting, according to Chicago Police.

    The boy suffered a gunshot wound to his hand, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

    The woman - who the Chicago Tribune reported was pregnant - was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where her condition was stabilized, police said. 

    Area Central detectives were investigating the shooting.

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