CHICAGO — A four year-old girl and two teenagers were wounded in West Englewood Friday night, police said.
Around 7:55 p.m., the 17-year-old boy and four-year-old girl were sitting in a car in the 7000 block of South Justine Street, when another vehicle drove by and fired shots in their direction, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police spokesman.
The four-year-old girl was shot in her head and taken to Comer's Children Hospital in critical condition. As of 9:30 a.m. Sunday, her condition has been upgraded to serious, according to the hospital, citing this guide to understanding medical conditions.
The 17-year-old was shot in his chest and suffered a graze wound on the neck and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, Estrada said.
A 15-year-old girl standing nearby was shot in her forehead and taken to John H. Stroger where her condition had stabilized, Estrada said.
According to the Sun-Times, the three were at a prom party. The four-year-old was identified by family as Jacele Johnson; her mother was planning to move the family to Minnesota to escape Chicago's gun violence.
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