Police searching for answers after teen boy seriously injured in shooting in Washington Heights

CHICAGO — A teen boy was hospitalized on Saturday morning after he was shot several times on the city’s Far South Side.

According to Chicago police, the shooting unfolded in the 9100 block of South Loomis Street in Washington Heights.

Officers found the badly injured 16-year-old boy while they were responding to gunshot detection alerts in the area just after 7 a.m.

Police say the teen boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Officers say the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unclear and no arrests have been made. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CPD Area Two Detectives at 312-747-8273 or dial 911. 

Those with information that could help authorities in their investigation can leave a tip at Tips can be left anonymously.

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