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4-Year-Old Boy Is 4th Child Shot In Chicago In Just 3 Days

 A 4-year-old boy was shot and wounded while playing outside a home in Englewood, police said.
A 4-year-old boy was shot and wounded while playing outside a home in Englewood, police said.
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CHICAGO — A 4-year-old boy shot and wounded in Englewood is the fourth child to be shot in Chicago in just three days.

At 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, the boy was outside a home in the 5700 block of South Morgan Street when a car drove up and someone inside the car fired shots, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police spokesman.

Family members took the boy to St. Bernard Hospital. He was transferred to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound in his back, Estrada said.

A person of interest is being questioned by police, Estrada said, and an investigation is ongoing.

On Monday, a 5-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy were shot just blocks away from Wednesday's incident. An 11-year-old boy was shot in Heart of Chicago the same day.

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