13-year-old girl in critical condition after shooting in Evanston
EVANSTON — A 13-year-old girl is fighting for her life after Evanston police say she was shot Monday night.
Around 6:20 p.m., officers responding to the 1300 block of Fowler Avenue found the girl suffering from a gunshot wound.
First responders rushed the girl to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
According to police, an early investigation suggests an unknown offender fired a gun over a fence into a backyard occupied by several juveniles.
No additional details were made available. No offender is in custody.
A WGN News crew is headed to the scene and working on learning more.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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