Illinois shooting leaves 9-year-old dead, 6-year-old injured in Skokie

Illinois shooting leaves 9-year-old dead, 6-year-old injured in Skokie

A 9-year-old is dead and a 6-year-old is injured after both were shot inside an Illinois apartment early Saturday morning, according to Skokie Police.

Police responded to a call of shots fired on the 4700 block of Main St. at 12:08 a.m., where they found two children with gunshot wounds inside an apartment building.

The 9-year-old suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The 6-year-old only suffered a graze wound.

Both young victims were rushed to a local hospital, where the 9-year-old died.

Police continue to investigate what caused the shooting.