Girl, 6, shot in chest in Roseland shooting

Girl, 6, shot in chest in Roseland shooting

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A woman and a 6-year-old girl were seriously wounded when two other people started shooting at each other Monday night in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood.

They were standing on the sidewalk about 7:40 p.m. in the 300 block of West 105th Street, when two males nearby started shooting at each other, according to police and fire officials.

The 6-year-old girl was shot in the chest and was listed in critical condition, police said. The woman sustained a gunshot wound to the right thigh and was in "stable" condition.

Both were transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, authorities said.

Neither gunman was hurt, police said.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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