A 15-year-old boy and his 12-year-old sister were shot in their SUV while they were sitting at a red light on the city’s south side late Monday night.
The shooting occurred at South Street and the South Loop at approximately 11 p.m. According to the victims’ mother, Aurelia Hunter, her son Steven was driving with a friend in the passenger seat; his sister D’Asia, 12, was in the back seat.
After the shooting, Steven was able to drive home where Hunter’s fiancé then drove the two children to a fire station for help.
Hunter’s son was shot three times, her daughter once; both are in need of surgery. The friend in the passenger seat was uninjured.