Fri, May 26, 2023 3:33 PM
MATTESON, Ill. (AP) — Police in a suburb south of Chicago say a 9-year-old boy has been fatally shot and a 20-year-old woman wounded during an altercation outside a home. Matteson police said Friday that officers responded about 6 p.m. Thursday to a report of a shooting and that a caller told 911 dispatchers that her grandson had been shot. The boy suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen and died at a hospital. The woman's wounds were not considered life-threatening. WMAQ-TV reported that the Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the boy as Omuiri Jones Brown.