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UPDATE: Number of injured in Chicago shooting now at 13

CHICAGO (AP) - 8:35am Update:

Thirteen people are injured after being shot at a park on Chicago's southwest side, including a 3-year-old boy who is in critical condition. Officer Amina Greer says the shooting occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.

A witness, Julian Harris, tells the Chicago Sun-Times dreadlocked men fired at him from a gray sedan before turning toward Cornell Square Park and firing at people in the area. He said his 3-year-old nephew was wounded in the cheek.

Chicago Fire Department officials said the child was in critical condition. Two other victims were also in critical condition. The others were reported in serious to fair condition.

Police have been interviewing the victims, but no arrests have been made

Original story:

Chicago authorities say 11 people, including a 3-year-old child, were injured when a gunman opened fire on people in a park located in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Chicago Fire Department officials report the child is in critical condition. Two other victims were also in critical condition, officials say.

Officer Amina Greer says the shooting occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.

According to Greer, at least 10 ambulances responded to the scene, taking the victim to several different hospitals.

Authorities say no one has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting.

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