A 9-year-old boy playing outside the house late in the evening of Saturday died by a drive-by shooting. The boy was shot in the chest which caused his death.
Ulysses Campos, the 9-year-old boy who was attending his grandmother’s birthday party in Chicago was playing with his fellow children outside his grandmother’s house, in an alley, late in the evening of Saturday.
Based on the report of CBS Chicago, Ulysses and his cousins were playing while the adults stayed inside when four to six shots were heard. The shots were coming from a moving vehicle.
Michael Witz , the director of Franklin Park said that Ulysses was shot in the chest by a drive-by shooting.
The boy that was shot in the chest was held by his father before being taken to the hospital until the boy died.
Relatives of the boy placed a cross on the crime scene.
The Boy That Was Shot In The Chest: Possible Angle
According to authorities, no one else was hit in the shooting that happened on Saturday evening in the Franklin Park neighborhood in Chicago.
The police further stated that a suspect in the shooting was taken into custody. Another lead to the crime was the suspected car that was found near Leyden Township.
Authorities were trying their best to investigate possible angles of the crime.
Ulysses, the boy that was shot in the chest, will be turning ten two weeks from now.