By Jenn Jacques
Reports are coming in from Chicago that at least two children have been shot outside of an elementary school on city’s Far South Side.
According to police dispatch reports, the shooting reportedly happened at Warren Elementary School, 9239 S. Jeffrey, in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, at 1:45 p.m. CST this afternoon.
The girls, ages 7 and 13, ran into the school after shots rang out, according to community activist Andrew Holmes. One of the children was shot in the hand, Holmes said. The injuries to the second child were not immediatly clear, but their conditions were said to be non-life threatening.
Police scanner traffic said “numerous casings” were found at the scene with at least one witness describing the shooting as a “drive-by”.
A ‘person of ‘ is in custody and being questioned by investigators.
The wounded students were taken in serious condition to Comer Children’s Hospital and are expected to survive.
Children Reportedly Shot Outside South Side Elementary School https://t.co/xhtg24fgTl
— CBS Chicago (@cbschicago) June 16, 2017
Update: 2 girls, ages 7 and 13, who are thought to be students, shot on the playground of Warren Elementary School https://t.co/pJx4utuoO0
— Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) June 16, 2017
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