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Police transported a child to a hospital, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

A young child was shot Tuesday on Lake Shore Drive near Grant Park.

The shooting happened about 11 a.m. in the 300 block of South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago police said.

Police spokesman Tom Ahern confirmed the shooting victim was a “young child.”

Police transported the child to a hospital, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

Additional details weren’t immediately released.

Northbound Lake Shore Drive is closed in the area as police investigate the shooting.

The shooting happened the day Vice President Kamala Harris was expected to visit Chicago to speak about COVID-19 vaccine equity.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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