Antonio Smith was shot multiple times in the backyard of a Grand Crossing neighborhood home on Wednesday afternoon. The latest victim of Chicago's gun violence was 9-years-old.
He died at a nearby hospital an hour later after suffering gunshot wounds to the chest, hands and arms.
According to police, the shooting occurred at 4 p.m. near the 1200 block of East 71st Street. It's still unclear whether Smith was the intended target or caught in the crossfire. No arrests have been made yet.
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Source: Chicago Tribune