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1 teen killed, 3 others wounded in Washington Park shooting

One teen killed, three others hurt in Washington Park shooting
One teen killed, three others hurt in Washington Park shooting 02:10

CHICAGO (CBS) – One teen is dead and three others are wounded following a shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood on New Year's Day.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of East 57th Street around 1 p.m.

Chicago Police Deputy Chief Chris Papaioannou said four teens were riding in a stolen silver Kia when another vehicle pulled up and fired several shots into the vehicle, striking each of the occupants.

The 17-year-old driver of the vehicle died as a result of the shooting. The other three teens were taken to Comer Children's Hospital and the University of Chicago Hospital -- all in critical condition. 

The victims range in age from 14 to 17. 

Police could not say if there was any return fire, though they did recover a weapon at the scene. 

Neighbors said crime scene tape was the last thing they would have expected to see on the first day of the New Year, but the flashing lights were more proof that there is work to be done in 2023 to keep their children safe. 

"I just saw the red tape, the yellow tape and the car there, and I asked if anyone was hurt. And they said, 'There's nothing for you to do.' But CPD needs to learn. We are a community over here. There's something we can do," one neighbor said. 

No one is in custody. Officers were still canvassing the area for clues Sunday evening. 

A $15,000 reward is being offered for information.

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