Boy, 10, Critically Wounded After Being Hit by SUV at South Shore Park

A 10-year-old boy was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle on a busy basketball court in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood Wednesday evening.

The boy was hit by the vehicle around 5:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of East 75th Street, according to police and fire officials.

The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, according to Fire Media Affairs.

A police source said a person of interest is in custody. The cause of the crash was not immediately known as of Wednesday night. 

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