Brainard

15-Year-Old Among 3 Wounded in Brainard Shooting

A 15-year-old boy was among three wounded in a shooting Thursday evening in Brainard on the South Side.

About 5:45 p.m., the group was in the 9200 block of South Halsted Street when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

The 15-year-old boy was struck in the head and was transported to the Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.

A man, 20, suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg and was transported to Little Company of Mary Hospital in fair condition, police said.

A third man, whose age was unknown, was also struck in the leg and denied medical attention, police said.

 Area Two detectives are investigating.

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