CHICAGO - A 16-year-old boy was charged after allegedly shooting a young girl in Chicago's Austin neighborhood Wednesday.
Police say the incident occurred in the 4900 block of West Rice Street. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, was injured.
The offender was arrested on Thursday in North Lawndale. He was scheduled to appear in juvenile court on Friday.
The boy was charged with a felony count of aggravated battery with discharging a firearm.
No additional information was made available at this time.