Authorities in Chicago say a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot close to “The Bean” in Millennium Park on Saturday
CHICAGO — A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot close to “The Bean” in Millennium Park in Chicago on Saturday, authorities mentioned.
The Chicago Police Division mentioned the boy was shot within the chest at about 7:30 p.m. close to the favored vacationer attraction. Police haven’t but recognized the boy.
He was taken to Lurie Youngsters’s Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless, police mentioned.
A minimum of two suspects have been taken in for questioning and a minimum of two weapons have been recovered, authorities mentioned.
A whole lot of individuals have been on the park Saturday as a part of demonstrations throughout the U.S. protesting a lately leaked draft opinion that means the Supreme Court docket is ready to overturn the constitutional proper to abortion. It’s unclear if the teenager who was shot was a part of the demonstrations.
Police cleared and closed the park following the taking pictures. It’s unclear when it is going to reopen.