Tymisha Washington, 11, and four other children, were shot upon leaving a park on Easter Sunday, according to Chicago Tribune.
A car of four occupants pulled up and asked if the children were in a gang. Jamante White, who was shot in the leg, recalled the gunmen not giving the group an opportunity to respond.
“They never gave us a chance to speak,” the 14-year-old boy told NBC Chicago. “They just started shooting.
White, who was treated at Comer Hospital, said a total of three gunman fired.
A 14-year-old girl was shot in the abdomen and also taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition.
Tymisha was hit by two bullets. One bullet hit her chin and another punctured a lung and broke her collarbone. She was transported to Stroger Hospital where she was listed in critical condition.
A 15-year-old girl was shot in the arm and also taken to Stroger Hospital.
The last victim, a 14-year-old girl, was grazed in the buttocks and taken to St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center
Easter weekend proved to be bloody across the city with gun violence leaving nine people dead and 35 wounded.
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