CHICAGO, I.L. (WGN/ WFLA) — A 5-year-old Illinois girl was fatally stabbed in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police.
Police said they responded to reports of a person stabbed on West Fulton Boulevard at around 9 a.m. Saturday.
When they arrived, officers saw the child with stab wounds on her body. She was being treated by fire department officials.
Police said officers were then approached by a woman who was taken into custody.
The child was taken to Stroger Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
No further information was provided.