A 2-year-old child was shot Tuesday morning while driving in a vehicle on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, near downtown popular Grant Park, police said.
The recording took place just after kl. 11 in the 300 block of South Lake Shore Drive near Balbo Drive. The vehicle then crashed into the 100 block of North Lake Shore Drive.
Authorities said the child suffered a gunshot wound to the right temple. Police initially said the child was 3 years old, but later updated that the victim was 2 years old.
Witnesses reported hearing shots fired before the crash. A female passenger was seen out of the vehicle with an infant, who was then transported by an “unknown citizen”
A 3-year-old child was shot Tuesday morning while driving in a vehicle on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, near the center of popular Grant Park, police said.
The child was transferred to Lurie Children’s Hospital in critical condition, according to authorities.
An investigation was underway from Tuesday morning. Police did not release information about a suspect, suspect or any vehicle that may have been involved.
Authorities said they believed the shooting stemmed from a rage.
Two left lanes of northbound Lake Shore Drive were blocked at Monroe Drive after the shooting and crash.
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