Toddler shot in head, fighting for life after Chicago road rage attack

A 2-year-old boy was shot in the head and left fighting for his life during an apparent road rage incident on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive on Tuesday.

The boy was in a car driven by his grandmother just north of Grant Park, when shots from another vehicle rang out around 11 a.m., WGN reported.

The toddler was hit in the head by a bullet, and was in grave condition, the station reported.

“At this time, it appears that they are completely unknown to each other and there was a dispute possibly over somebody not letting somebody into a lane of traffic,” said Commander Jake Alderden, according to the station.

The road rage incident escalated over a period of several blocks in one of the Windy City’s most scenic and busy areas, police reportedly said.

A driver, who was rear-ended as the mayhem unfolded, saw the aftermath of the attack.

“A lady appeared and I didn’t see where she came from but she had a baby and she was trying to get into the car next to me,” the unidentified witness told WGN. “She was saying that her baby had been shot.”

A gun was found in the grandmother’s car, but it is unclear if it was fired, the station said.

“Unbelievable,” the witness told the outlet. “These innocent people. Innocent people are just going about their day and something like this happens.”

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