Source | Globalgrind
UPDATE: 10:00 AM EST
According to ABC, Deonta Howard, 3, is now out of surgery and stabilized at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago.
We are keeping him in our prayers.
On Thursday night, 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy, were shot in a Chicago park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
According to the Chicago Tribune:
Ten adults and the 3-year-old were transported by Fire Department ambulances after the attack in the 1800 block of West 51st Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, said Fire Department Deputy District Chief James Mungovan at the scene. A 12th victim was believed to have driven himself to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, a source said, citing preliminary information.
Later, police confirmed that 13 people were shot (the toddler, two teens and 10 adults). The 3-year-old is the most seriously wounded, with a gunshot wound to the head that exited through his mouth. He is in critical condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.
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