8-Year-Old Killed, 3 Critically Injured in Canaryville Shooting

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An 8-year-old girl was killed and three people were in critical condition Monday night after a shooting in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood, officials say.

The shooting occurred at approximately 5:55 p.m. in the 4700 block of South Union on Labor Day evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Chicago police said the four people were in a vehicle parked north on Union when another vehicle came from behind them and opened fire.

The initial vehicle continued on Union until hitting a tree, according to officials, while the offender's car made a U-turn driving "at a high speed" southbound.

Police said three were taken to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition, a 30-year-old woman shot the neck, a 31-year-old man shot in the back, and one a 30-year-old woman injured either from gunshots or the crash.

The child was taken to Comer Children's Hospital and pronounced dead, according to reports.

Police encouraged anyone with information to visit cpdtip.com

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