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A girl was injured when she was going to order candy for shooting on Halloween The little girl is barely seven years old "My little girl has been shot," said the father of the child
Chicago police confirmed that a gunfight broke out on Halloween, in which a seven-year-old girl who went out to order sweets in a bumblebee suit was seriously injured.
The events occurred on Thursday night during a Halloween shooting in Little Village, on the southwest side of Chicago.
Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said the girl was shot in the lower neck on Thursday night.
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The minor wound was quickly taken by paramedics to Stroger Hospital.
In addition, Chicago police reported that a 30-year-old man was also shot in the left hand and was taken to a nearby hospital in good condition.
The injured man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
The shooting occurred around 5:30 p.m. Chicago local time, while the girl walked with other friends who were going to ask for 'candy or trick' on the sidewalk of the 3700 block of West 26th Street when someone on the other side He pulled a gun from the street and opened fire, police said.
The Chicago Tribune reported that police said the girl was dressed as a bumblebee to go out and ask for Halloween.
"We heard the shots … four shots, and I went outside," said Lali Lara, a witness who works in a cell phone store.
The girl's father shouted: "My little girl has been shot," according to Lalia Lara.
Lara told the newspaper that she was holding the girl's hand and pressed against her chest to stop the bleeding.
"She was looking at me and I was calling her," Lara told the newspaper.
"I have children, I would go crazy if something happened to my children," the woman added.
Authorities say the man and the girl were walking down a street in the Little Village neighborhood, when a man from a group of men drew a gun and shot at the victims.
In a tweet, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says it is believed that the girl, who was with her family on Halloween, is an involuntary victim.
So far, the police did not have a description of the attacker, and no one is in custody, according to the Chicago Tribune.
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