9-year-old boy killed, another young boy wounded in Skokie shooting
A 9-year-old boy was fatally shot and another boy was grazed in a shooting Saturday in suburban Skokie.
Officers responded about 12:10 a.m. to an apartment building in the 4700 block of Main Street and found the boys with gunshot wounds, Skokie police said.
One boy, 9, was shot multiple times and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The other boy, 6, suffered a graze wound and was also taken to a hospital.
Police said detectives were conducting a homicide investigation, adding that the circumstances of the shooting were unclear.
Anyone with information was asked to call 847-982-5900.