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7-Year-Old Boy Shot at Fourth Of July Barbecue in South Side Park

By Kyla Gardner | July 4, 2013 8:27pm | Updated on July 5, 2013 8:27am
 A 7-year-old boy was shot at 7:25 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of East 85th Street, officials said.
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CHICAGO — A 7-year-old boy was in critical condition after being shot in Cole Park during a Fourth of July barbecue Thursday evening.

The boy was shot twice in the head about 7:25 p.m. in the 300 block of East 85th Street, fire officials said.

He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center, officials said.

The boy was among at least 10 people wounded and four people killed Thursday, including a 5-year-old boy shot at another South Side park.