Girl critically hurt in West Pullman shooting: CPD

"If he does not step forward and turn himself in, I will put a $20,000 reward on his head. That is how bad I want him," says Dyer's mother..

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JESSICA D'ONOFRIO: Tanja and Terrell, police say the 11-year-old girl was shot in the face. She is here at Comer Children's Hospital in critical condition this morning. The child does not appear to have been the intended target. Now police say the shooting happened at around 10:50 PM last night when a 19-year-old man was leaving the store of a gas station near 127th Street and Wentworth in the West Pullman neighborhood. Someone fired shots, striking him in the groin area. He's in serious to critical condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Police say the man returned fire. And as shots were being fired, the 11-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet as she was sitting in the back seat of a gray Lincoln MKS SUV, which was parked at a gas pump. Meanwhile, police say they found a weapon ditched about a block away from the shooting. So far, no one is in custody and the motive behind the shooting is unclear. The child, an innocent victim, according to police. Area 2 detectives continue to search for leads in this case.