Chicago shootings: girl, 7, dies in the Austin area after a shot during a visit to the fourth of July, police say | Instant News

A 7-year-old girl died Saturday after a shot while attending a family celebration on the fourth of July in Austin the third weekend in a row, in which a child under the age of 10 was a victim of armed violence.

The girl was struck in the forehead shortly after 7 p.m., when she stood on the sidewalk in the 100 block of North Latrobe, according to Chicago police, who said that at least two gunmen emerged from light-colored car and opened fire in her direction.

She was taken to the hospital stronger, but was later pronounced dead, police said.

A girl visits her grandmother’s family party when shots rang out.

Took 32-year-old man, who was also wounded himself to mount Sinai hospital with a gunshot wound to the ankle and a deep gash on his leg. He was in satisfactory condition, police said.

Dozens of shell casings littered the street as the residents sat on the porch, watching the police officers work, and a steady stream of fireworks cracked in the sky.

The block is over, the group could be heard singing “happy birthday” to another child.

The shooting marked the third weekend in a row, in which a child under the age of 10 years was shot in the city.

A week earlier 1-year sincere A. Gaston was killed when someone opened fire on the car of his mother as they drove home from the Laundromat in Inglewood.

The week before 3-year-old bellows, James was mortally wounded while riding in an SUV with his father in Austin, when someone opened fire from another vehicle.

This is a developing story, stay tuned.

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