A 2-year-old boy was shot in the leg in Joliet on Tuesday night, police report.
Joliet Police Deputy Chief Al Roechner said the shooting happened in the 400 block of Landau Street and is believed to be gang related. He went on to say the father of the 2-year-old boy said he’s been having problems with gang members in the area and has been shot at before.
The toddler was originally admitted to Silver Cross Hospital but was later airlifted to another hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made.