The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
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 two students were outside on the playground when they heard gunshots in the street, and ran into the school for cover.
Before they could get into the school, the students both sustained non-life threatening injuries. A 7-year-old girl was shot in the thigh and a 13-year-old girl was shot in the hand.
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 arepost was originally published on this site