Girl, 10, Fatally Shot In Logan Square

Sun-Times Media Wire
June 28, 2020 - 11:34 am

    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 10-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet Saturday inside a Logan Square home.

    The girl was inside an apartment at about 9:40 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Dickens Avenue when the bullet came through a window and struck her in the head, Chicago police said.

    Related: 18 Dead, 47 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

    Lina Nunez was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead hours later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    Neighbors said they heard gunfire but believed it was fireworks. Police said the shots may have come from a group of males who began firing at another group in the block.

    No one was immediately taken into custody as Area Five detectives investigate.

    Earlier Saturday afternoon, a 1-year-old boy was fatally shot in Englewood. A 17-year-old boy was also killed in another shooting that morning in Humboldt Park.

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