Teen charged with murder after deadly shooting at Chicago tourist destination

Authorities said a 17-year-old boy was charged with second-degree murder as he is believed to have fatally shot Seandell Holliday, 16, during a dispute near the iconic “Bean” sculpture just after 7 p.m., Fox 32 of Chicago reported.

TEENAGER SHOT TO DEATH AT MAJOR CHICAGO TOURIST DESTINATION

16-year-old Seandell Holliday.

16-year-old Seandell Holliday. (Fox 32 Chicago)

The victim was shot at least once in the chest and was in critical condition when he was transported to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, officials said. 

The shooting happened as hundreds of teens took over Chicago’s downtown streets creating chaos and gridlock traffic, Fox 32 reported. Chicago police said 26 juveniles and four adults were arrested. Seven guns were also recovered. 

Police line the streets of downtown Chicago after a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Millennium Park Saturday night May 14, 2022.

Police line the streets of downtown Chicago after a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Millennium Park Saturday night May 14, 2022. (Fox 32 Chicago)

The 17-year-old suspect is set to appear in juvenile court on Monday, WMAQ-TV reported.

CHICAGO MAYOR BANS UNACPANIED MINORS FROM VISITING PUBLIC PARK DURING CERTAIN HOURS AFTER FATAL SHOOTING

On Sunday, Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a 6 p.m. curfew for teenagers in the city, following the incident.

Tourists gather near Chicago's famous "Cloud Gate" sculpture, also known as "The Bean," following a deadly shooting.

Tourists gather near Chicago’s famous “Cloud Gate” sculpture, also known as “The Bean,” following a deadly shooting.

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