Children Wounded in Chicago

9-Year-old Boy and Mom Shot in Austin

(Fox) A 9-year-old boy and his 27-year-old mother were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon on the West Side. The two were on a sidewalk about 1:15 p.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the Austin neighborhood, when two gunmen exited a vehicle and opened fire, according to Chicago police. The boy and…

9-Year-old Shot While Riding in Backseat in Gresham

(ABC) A 9-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Friday in Gresham on the city’s South Side. At about 11:30 a.m., the boy was in the back seat of a vehicle traveling in the 7700 block of South Paulina Street when a male wearing black clothing fire shots towards the vehicle, Chicago police said. The…