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Chicago police: 12-year-old girl shot dead, man wounded

Posted: 7:01 AM, Jun 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-15 08:01:02-04

CHICAGO (AP) – Police say a 12-year-old girl has been fatally shot and a man wounded in a shooting outside a gathering in Chicago.   

The shooting happened late Thursday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Police say a 36-year-old man heard shots and realized that he had been struck in the leg. Police say the girl was shot in the neck. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.   

Police say the man’s condition was stabilized at the same hospital. Names of those involved haven’t been released by authorities.   

Police said in a statement early Friday that no arrests have been made.

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