Chicago police investigate after gunmen opened fire on a basketball court at a park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, wounding 13 people, including 3-year-old Deonta Howard Jr. (inset) [Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images | Inset photo supplied to CBS]
CHICAGO -- Thirteen people are injured after being shot at a basketball court on Chicago's southwest side, including a 3-year-old boy who is in critical condition.
Officer Amina Greer says the shooting occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.
A witness, Julian Harris, tells the Chicago Sun-Times dreadlocked men fired at him from a gray sedan before turning toward Cornell Square Park and firing at people in the area. He said his 3-year-old nephew was wounded in the cheek.
Chicago Fire Department officials said the child was in critical condition. Two other victims were also in critical condition. The others were reported in serious to fair condition.