An 18-year-old Dunbar High School basketball player was shot in the leg on Monday night on a school bus with his teammates as they were leaving a game against Englewood High School. Three or four gunman opened fire on the bus and hit the victim in the left leg, no one else was injured.
The victim was immediately driven to Provident Hospital and is listed in good condition.
Tensions were high in the game and multiple suspects were reported to have been flashing gang signs at the bus and fired upon it as it drove away. The shooting took place at 7:50 p.m. CT on Monday at the corner of West 62nd Street and South Stewart Avenue in Englewood.
The Dunbar basketball team is scheduled to play Curie High School on Tuesday. This is not the first time Dunbar students have been shot leaving a basketball game; in 2009 five students were shot.