Three teens charged with attempted murder after girls, 7 & 11 shot during school picnic

By ASSOCIATED PRESS | Source, The DailyMail

An 18-year-old and two juveniles have been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that wounded two girls during a school picnic at a Chicago playground.

The Chicago Police Department announced the charges Saturday night in a news release.

Eighteen-year-old Raekwon Hudson, a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male are charged with attempted first degree murder, felony aggravated battery and misdemeanor criminal trespass to vehicles.

The girls were identified by their families as JayLa Wright (pictured) and Dakayla Hart   Eighth grader Dakayla Hart (pictured) was shot

A police officer looks over clothing left behind by children as he  investigates a shooting that on the playground at Warren Elementary School

Police say a seven-year-old girl was shot in the leg and a 13-year-old girl was shot in the hand outside Warren Elementary School on Friday. The injuries aren’t considered life-threatening.

The girls were identified by their families as eighth grader Dakayla Hart, 13, and JayLa Wright, seven, according to ABC7.

The suspects were taken into custody Friday afternoon shortly after the shooting.

Chicago Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Johnson had said Friday that police had recovered a vehicle and were questioning ‘persons of interest.’

Eighteen-year-old Raekwon Hudson (pictured), a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male are charged with attempted first degree murder

The girls were shot outside Warren Elementary School on Friday. The injuries aren't considered life-threatening.

scroll to top