Hazel Crest

Chicago Girl, 12, Fatally Shot in Suburban Hazel Crest, Medical Examiner Says

A 12-year-old girl from Gresham on the South Side was killed in a shooting Saturday in suburban Hazel Crest.

The incident happened about 10 p.m. in the 17600 block of Arlington Lane, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Erica Gibson suffered a gunshot wound to her head and was pronounced dead at 10:53 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled her death a homicide.

Hazel Crest police didn’t immediately respond to a request for details.

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