Chicago shooting: Man charged in West Garfield Park shooting that injured young child near Congress Parkway, Kilbourn Avenue – What We Know!

CHICAGO — A person has been charged with wounding a 3-year-old boy within the face final month throughout a drive-by taking pictures within the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Andy Wallace, 35, was arrested Thursday in Cicero and charged with aggravated battery and aggravated discharge of a firearm within the Feb. 22 taking pictures, Chicago police stated.

That morning, he allegedly pulled up in a white SUV and fired photographs right into a automotive occupied by the kid and a girl within the 3400 block of West Congress Parkway.

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The girl drove the kid to Stroger Hospital, the place he was listed in good situation, police stated.

A member of the family had stated the boy wanted surgical procedure to take away a bullet lodged in his temple. The 36-year-old girl within the automotive was unhurt.

Wallace, from Lawndale, was anticipated to seem in court docket later Friday.

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