Reports reaching BillzboxMedia has it that a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed while he rode his bike on the South Side on Sunday afternoon, Chicago police said.
17 Year Old Shot Dead In Chicago:
The boy was among six other people shot in Chicago since Sunday afternoon, including a 62-year-old man shot during an attempted robbery.
The teenager was on his bike at about 4:15 P.M, in the 7600 block of South Union Avenue in the Gresham neighbourhood when he got into an argument with other males on bicycles, police said.
He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition where he was later pronounced dead.
The 62-year-old was parking his vehicle just before 1 p.m. in the 4500 block of West North Avenue in the Hermosa neighbourhood on the Northwest Side when a man came up to him and demanded money, police said.
When he refused, the man fired at him, hitting him in the arm and grazing him in the head. He was stabilised at Mount Sinai Hospital.