CHICAGO (CBS) — A toddler is preventing for his life after being shot in a street rage incident on Lake Shore Drive downtown.
A Lurie Youngsters’s Hospital spokesperson advised CBS 2 Wednesday morning the kid stays in crucial situation within the hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The hospital will present one other replace later Wednesday.
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The 21-month-old boy was a passenger in a automotive shot at over the course of two blocks on northbound Lake Shore Drive close to Roosevelt Street alongside Grant Park.
The automotive was shot at over the course of two blocks on northbound Lake Shore Drive close to Roosevelt Street. Police mentioned pictures flew alongside the Drive for 2 blocks between ninth and eleventh streets.
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The kid was shot within the face. Police radio communications indicated he was shot as soon as within the temple and as soon as within the jaw. The white sedan carrying the kid ended up crashing on Lake Shore Drive close to Monroe Drive.
A member of the family jumped out of the automotive and screamed for assist, making an attempt to flag down drivers on Lake Shore Drive. Just one automotive stopped – and its driver mentioned he didn’t give it some thought. He knew he needed to do one thing.
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The Good Samaritan drove the gravely injured toddler and household from the Drive to Northwestern Hospital in Streeterville, and he’s credited for giving the little boy a preventing probability.