Woman in custody after boy, 12, killed in South Chicago shooting

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Police say, a woman was arrested after a 12-year-old boy was found shot dead Saturday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Eye witness found the boy unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head at about 10:30 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Bennett Avenue, according to the Chicago police.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 36-year-old woman was taken into custody in connection with the shooting, police said, adding that the incident appeared to be a case of domestic violence.

Area Two detectives are investigating.