Courtesy of Huffington Post Black Voices
A 31-year-old woman and her 5-year-old son were found fatally shot inside their home early Friday morning on Chicago’s South Side.
Chavonne Brown and her son Sterling Sims were found dead by police after they were called to the home in the 5300 block of South Winchester Avenue around 2:39 a.m., DNAinfo Chicago reports.
Police had been called to the scene by Brown’s 11-year-old son, who was still inside the home when police arrived, according to the Chicago Tribune.
The 11-year-old was not hurt, but according to relatives, he witnessed the shooting and was only saved from harm because the gunman’s gun jammed, CBS Chicago reports. Police, who have not released many details about the shooting, have not confirmed that claim.
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