Chicago boy, 5, shot in head while on couch using iPad
CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old Chicago boy was hospitalized in critical condition after a drive-by shooting sent at least one round into a home, striking the boy in the head as he sat on a couch using an iPad.
Chicago police say the boy was sitting on the couch about 7:30 p.m. Monday when a vehicle passed by and someone inside fired shots towards the residence in the Roseland neighborhood.
Police spokesman Tom Ahern says one round struck the boy in the head.
The boy was rushed to Comer Children's Hospital, where he was in critical condition following surgery to relive pressure on his brain.
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