Children Shot/ Killed in Chicago

Update, East Chicago Boy Age, 4 Shot Himself to Death

A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself early Thursday after finding a gun in his northwestern Indiana home while everyone else was asleep, his grandmother said. Garrion Glover Jr., who would have turned 5 next week, was pronounced dead at a hospital in East Chicago about 3 a.m., according to the Lake County Coroner’s…

Girl,12, Shot in Head in West Englewood has Died

A 12-year-old girl who was shot in the head Saturday has died, her family confirms. Kanari Gentry-Bowers had been on life support at Stroger Hospital. She is the third child killed by gun violence in Chicago in 5 days. Kanari was in the playground at Henderson Elementary in west Englewood when police say someone started…

Chicago Shootings Claim 2 Children in One Day

Two children, including a 2-year-old toddler, died Tuesday of gunshot wounds as a third clung to life, a spate of almost unthinkable bloodshed that has shaken a city sadly accustomed to violence. The devastation stretched from a Lawndale alley to a Woodlawn parking lot and West Englewood street and left dozens of family members gathered…