GANGLAND: Halloween Drive-By Shooting Injures Teens, Young Children in Chicago

A Halloween drive-by shooting injured 14 people in Chicago Monday night -including many teens and young children- as violent crime continues to plague the nations’ third largest city.

From ABC Chicago

More than a dozen people were hurt during a shooting Halloween night on Chicago’s West Side.

It happened near California Avenue and Polk Street in East Garfield Park.

The incident took place at a vigil for someone who died of natural causes on the West Side. Fourteen people were shot, including several children, and a 15th person is also in the hospital after being hit by a car.

Chicago police said it was a drive-by shooting after 9 p.m. Monday night.

The youngest victim is 3 years old. Others are in their 30s, 40s, and 50s.

There was also an 11 year old and a teenager who may be 13 years old.

The conditions vary among the 15 people hurt. At least six are listed in serious or critical condition at nearby hospitals.

The others are listed in good or fair condition.