TEENS SHOT IN ENGLEWOOD APARTMENT

by J. J. Quincannon, The Chicago Times

May 26, 2021

CHICAGO — Four teenagers were shot early Wednesday in Englewood, on Chicago’s South Side, after getting into an argument inside an apartment.  The four teens were at a second-floor apartment in the 7200 block of South Princeton Avenue with several other individuals when someone got into an altercation and opened fire at 1:05 a.m., according to Chicago police.

The 16-year-old was shot in the head and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was immediately pronounced dead, according to CPD.  He was eventually resuscitated and was in serious condition.

A 17-year-old teenager was shot in the left shoulder and was sent to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition.

According to CPD, a 19-year-old male was struck in the back, and a second 17-year-old male was wounded in the neck.  Both were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, with the 19-year-old in critical condition and the younger male in severe condition.

No charges have been filed as of yet.