13-year-old carjacking suspect, apparently unarmed, shot by Chicago police
Crime scene tape at a gas station in the 800 block of North Cicero Avenue on May 19, 2022, near where Chicago police shot a 13- year-old carjacking suspect Wednesday night. - Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Brian Cassella

CHICAGO — A 13-year-old who authorities said was involved in a carjacking was shot and seriously wounded as he ran from Chicago police officers in the South Austin neighborhood Wednesday, according to Chicago police and fire officials. After he fled on foot, the boy “turned toward officers” and was shot once, Chicago police Superintendent David Brown said during a brief evening news conference at police headquarters Thursday. “No shots were fired at officers,” Brown added. He declined to say how many times police fired. The boy was shot once, said Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. He w...