A boy has been confirmed dead after he was shot by his mother.
On September 11, 2021, 12-year-old Kayden Ingram was fatally shot in the 8000 blocks of South Bennett in the South Shore neighborhood of the South Side.
When police arrived at the scene about 10:30 a.m., they discovered Kaden Ingram shot in the head and unconscious.
According to family members, the boy’s mother pulled the trigger on her sixth-grader. The 36-year-old woman has been arrested and put in custody.
The reason for the act is unclear.
Police believe this was a domestic-related incident.
Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting
Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.
McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.
McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police
The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.
McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.
McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.
“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter.
is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”