CHICAGO (AP) _Chicago police say a 10-year-old girl has been shot in a latest instance of gun violence in the city.
A department spokeswoman says two men were also wounded in the Thursday afternoon shooting while all three were on a porch in a neighborhood on the west side of Chicago.
Officer Bari Lemmon says preliminary reports indicate someone approached the porch and began firing.
Police say the girl was shot in the arm and is in hospital in fair condition. A 30-year-old man was in serious condition with leg, arm and chest wounds. And a 25-year-old suffered ankle wounds and was in fair condition.
Police said earlier Thursday that August was deadliest month in Chicago for two decades, with 90 homicides recorded. There were a total of 472 shooting victims.