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9-Year-Old Gunned Down On Chicago's South Side

9-Year-Old Gunned Down On Chicago's South Side
Posted Thursday, August 21st 2014 @ 9am

Antonio Smith was shot multiple times in the backyard of a Grand Crossing neighborhood home on Wednesday afternoon. The latest victim of Chicago's gun violence was 9-years-old.

He died at a nearby hospital an hour later after suffering gunshot wounds to the chest, hands and arms.

According to police, the shooting occurred at 4 p.m. near the 1200 block of East 71st Street. It's still unclear whether Smith was the intended target or caught in the crossfire. No arrests have been made yet. 

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Source: Chicago Tribune 


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