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Five-month-old Cecilia Thomas shot in head & killed while sitting in car

Five-month-old Cecilia Thomas shot in head & killed while sitting in car



A 5-MONTH-OLD baby girl Cecilia Thomas was shot and killed while in the back of a car on Friday.

The shooting death of a 5-month-old girl was reported to have occurred on Friday night in South Shore.

Chicago police say the shooting happened in the 7700 block of South Shore Drive just after 6 p.m.

Cecilia Thomas was inside a car when another car approached, and someone inside the second car opened fire, striking her in the head, according to the police and the medical examiner’s office in Cook County, Illinois. Cecilia Thomas died at the scene.

According to the police and the office of the medical examiner in Cook County, Illinois, Cecilia Thomas was inside a car when another car approached, and someone inside the second car opened fire, striking her in the head. Her body was taken to the medical examiner’s office, where she was pronounced dead. At the scene of the accident, Cecilia Thomas passed away.

According to the proprietor of a nearby company, the girl’s father stopped the vehicle near the intersection of 71st Street and Crandon Avenue when the girl started weeping.

The child was brought to Comer Children’s Hospital, but it was determined that she could not recover from her injuries and she passed away there.

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According to the police, a man who was riding in a separate vehicle and who was struck by gunfire around the eye. He checked himself into the University of Chicago Medical Center, where staff members said he was doing well upon arrival.


In the aftermath of the incident, at least a dozen members of the victim’s family congregated outside of Comer.

One relative, who did not wish to provide their identity, stated that all they had heard was that the infant had been shot while in the car.

A woman yelled to a police officer stationed near the entrance to the emergency room of the hospital, “She got shot in the head.” “She got shot in the head!”

A weeping woman yelled into the phone, “I hope y’all capture whoever did this,” as she sobbed into the receiver. “That damned baby’s life was taken by you.”

A nurse at Comer observed emergency medical personnel transporting the child to the facility for medical attention.

Jackie, the nurse, who declined to provide her last name, stated, “In all of my 61 years of life, I have never in my entire life seen anything like this.”

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The nurse stated that three of her own children had been shot at parties, and two of those children had been murdered by shooting, while the third had been left paraplegic.

She stated, “Until you’ve had your own heart shattered, you’ll never truly understand what it’s like to go through anything like that.”

A victim advocate was told by the mother of the child who was shot that the child was on her way home when the incident occurred.

“I had a conversation with the mother. Yes, she seems to be in a lot of distress “remarked Andrew Holmes, a member of the emergency response team. “That is a baby that is currently five months old. She carried and fed that baby for nine months when she was pregnant. To fire that weapon and endanger the life of a kid would require a damn idiot at the very least.”

Holmes brought to the attention of those responsible the presence of a number of POD cameras in the area, any one of which may have filmed the incident and may lead to the apprehension of those involved.

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“I sincerely hope that you do not have any children of your own. Because in that case, you shouldn’t bother trying to get some rest at night; rather, you should just flip yourself around in this position and remind yourself that you always get to see your child before bed. And you did remove the child that belonged to this mother, “he continued. “The infant has been put to rest for the time being, but there is not going to be any peace with that family for the rest of their lives.”


According to the police, a 41-year-old guy who was in a separate automobile when the shooting occurred and who self-transported himself to University of Chicago Hospital with a gunshot wound to the eye area is currently in good health.

There is currently no one being held in custody. Local detectives are conducting the investigation.

In his campaign for mayor of Chicago, Ja’Mal Green has offered a reward of $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this crime.

Calling the tip line at 1-800-883-5587 is strongly advised for anyone who may have information regarding the shooting.

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