Source: Chicago Tribune
Khalise Weatherspoon, just turned 4, was riding her scooter with other children in the Marquette Park neighborhood when two gunmen stepped out of an alley and opened fire, hitting the little girl in the stomach.
“My grandbaby doesn’t even know what a gun is,” her grandfather Richard Spires said. “I mean, it’s crazy.”
Khalise is the fourth child 7 or younger to be shot and wounded in Chicago this month.
Khalise had been visiting her grandmother and was playing in the front yard of a home near the intersection of 71st and Rockwell streets when shots rang out around 5 p.m Monday, according to Spires and police. A 31-year-old man was also wounded.
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