Baby girl thrown from balcony in South Shore in serious condition

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A baby girl was thrown from a balcony Saturday morning in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.

The 1-year-old was thrown to the ground from a balcony about 6 a.m. in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, according to Chicago Police.

The baby was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A person who was taken into custody in connection with the incident was released without charges, police said Tuesday. They were taken to Stroger Hospital for a mental health evaluation. Charges were not expected.