One killed, one wounded in Humboldt Park area


At approximately 3 a.m. this morning, Feb. 9, in the residential area of 1500 block of N. Humboldt Park, a man 36-year-old man and a seven-year-old girl were shot. 

The man, who was shot in the head, was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, 1969 Ogden Ave,  while the girl is said to be in fair condition with a gunshot wound in her back.

 The two victims plus two or three other adult passengers were driving north on Rockwell when they heard gunshots from behind them. The uninjured passengers said they do not know where the shots came from and they did not see the offenders.

 Area North Detectives are investigating, if you have any information about this incident please call Area North Detectives  at 312.744.8263 or contact the Chicago Police Tip Line via text (274637 (CRIMES) in the “TO” line) or online.



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