There were no witnesses, police said.
Six of the eight children were shot within a 12-hour period Saturday, when they were fired upon from a vehicle near Garfield Park on Chicago’s West Side, Chicago Police said. They were later listed in good condition at a local hospital, according to police.
In a mass shooting, two men and three women were in a large crowd on South Tripp Avenue when they were shot around midnight Friday night or Saturday morning by someone inside a black, four-door Nissan, according to police.
The men, ages 22 and 37, and one woman, 34, were taken to the hospital by fire department officials. Two women were taken to the hospital in private vehicles, police said.
They were all in good or fair condition, according to police.
Chicago police reported seven other shootings overnight from Friday to Saturday, with one victim each.