huffingtonpost.com Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy, were shot on Thursday night in a park on Chicago's South Side, the Chicago Tribune reported. The shootings reportedly occurred at a basketball court in Cornell Square Park in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood. Francis John, 70, was upstairs in her three-flat home near the park when she heard gunfire. "It was a lot of boom, boom, boom,” John told the Chicago Sun-Times. Ten adults and the 3-year-old were transported by Fire Department ambulances to area hospitals after the attack. A 12th victim was believed to have driven himself to the hospital, The Tribune reported. Several hours after the shooting, police said a total of 13 people were shot: the boy, two teens and 10 adults. The boy, Deonta' Howard (pronounced Deontay), was most seriously wounded. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head, and was listed in critical condition. Chicago police are releasing very little information about the attack, except to say that it appeared to be gang-related. to read more click here: huffingtonpost.com
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