Boy, 10, shot in the face inside Back of the Yards home, police say

Chicago Tribune/TNS

A 10-year-old boy was in fair condition Sunday morning after being shot in the face the night before while he was in the living room or attic of a residence in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

Police officers responded to the 4700 block of South Ada Street at approximately 7:20 p.m. Saturday. The boy had been wounded when a weapon was discharged while he was with several other children. No other injuries were reported.

Paramedics transported the boy to Comer Children’s Hospital. Police said a handgun was recovered near the garage of the residence.

Police said detectives are questioning a person of interest.