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A 3-year-old child was among 13 people hit by gunfire in a park on the South Side of Chicago late Thursday night, police said.

All the victims were alive when transported to various hospitals, deputy fire chief James Mungovan said.

Four of the victims are in critical condition, CNN affiliate WLS-TV reported .

The shooting occurred in Cornell Square Park, where police taped off an outdoor basketball court.

No suspects were in custody late Thursday. A police spokesman said investigators believe the shooting was gang-related.

Gun violence in Chicago was spotlighted in a February speech there by President Barack Obama. The president, whose home is in the city, spoke about the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton just a week after she attended his inauguration ceremony in January.

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13 Shot In South Chicago Park, Including 3-Year-Old Child  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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