In Indiana, a 16-month-old boy was shot and killed by his 5-year-old brother, according to Lafayette police.

Authorities said a 16-month-old boy was fatally shot by his 5-year-old sibling in a northwestern Indiana apartment.

According to police, the older sibling accessed a handgun inside the Lafayette apartment on Tuesday afternoon and fatally shot the boy, identified as Isiah Johnson.

Lafayette police Lt. Matt Gard said that after the shooting, someone outside the apartment called 911 to report that a child was not breathing.

“Inside the apartment, there was one adult and two children,” Gard told the Journal & Courier.

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday to determine the cause and manner of death of the child.

As of Wednesday morning, no arrests had been made, and the case was still under investigation, according to police.

When the investigation is finished, the case will be sent to the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office for review to see if charges should be filed.

Lafayette is approximately 60 miles north of Indianapolis.

A Chicago man is accused of shooting an adolescent in a West Side parking lot after beating two women.

Following the alleged beating of two women and the shooting of an adolescent boy in North Lawndale earlier this week, a Chicago man was charged.

After an altercation that resulted in gunfire in a parking lot in the 3800 block of West Harrison Street, police say 34-year-old Michael Roquemore was apprehended on Monday just before 3 a.m.

Before shooting a 17-year-old boy, Roquemore assaulted a 17-year-old girl and a 23-year-old woman.

Responding officers arrested him about 20 minutes after the incident.

On Wednesday, the suspect is scheduled to appear in bond court.

At this time, no additional information is available.

Three people were killed and three others were injured in a shooting on I-57 on Chicago’s South Side.

Authorities said three people were killed and three others were injured in a shooting on I-57 on the South Side Sunday night.

Six people were in a vehicle in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 115th Street when shots were fired around 10:30 p.m., according to Illinois State Police.

A 19-year-old man, a one-year-old girl, and a 14-year-old boy were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. The girl has been identified as Amara Hall by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

According to police, a woman was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious but stable condition. According to police, two boys, ages 13 and 14, were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The SUV’s female driver was able to exit I-57 at 111th Street and Hamlet Avenue. The car was strewn with bullets.

Andrew Holmes, a crisis responder, intends to offer a reward for information leading to an arrest. He is horrified by the violence.

“It’s clear as day,” Holmes said. “You can see right through the vehicle. You seen the children in there. You seen the people in there. I mean come on, just simply turn yourself in because I’ll tell you this much, there’s technology on the expressway.”

Donovan Price, a local pastor and victim advocate, said he is comforting one of the families who has lost a child.

“The reaction is, unfortunately, too common here in Chicago,” Pastor Price said. “A mother, you know, barely able to stand up…. Anger, confusion, wanting information, just everything you could imagine times two.”

Meanwhile, no description of a suspect or vehicle has been released by state police. There has also been no word on what precipitated the shooting.

Police say a 3-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man were shot after the gun the man was handling discharged.

Police are investigating after a 3-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man were both injured when the man’s gun discharged, striking both of them.

The shooting occurred around 12 p.m. Sunday in the 6000 block of South Stewart in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police.

The man was holding a handgun when it discharged, according to police. A 3-year-old was shot in the right foot and he was shot in the lower left leg.

The toddler was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, while the man was taken to Thorek Memorial Hospital in fair condition.

Area One detectives are still investigating.

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