8-year-old boy shot in Brighton Park
BRIGHTON PARK - An 8-year-old boy was shot while sitting in a car in Brighton Park Friday morning.
According to police, shortly before 8 a.m., in the 2600 block of West 39th Street, the child, along with a 19-year-old man were driving westbound in a car, when someone fired gunshots in their direction.
The 8-year-old was shot in the buttock, and transported to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.
The 19-year-old was not injured.
No one is in custody and Area One Detectives are investigating.