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Woman Shot And Killed While Riding In Van On South Side

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman was killed early Sunday on the South Side when a shooter took aim at the van she was riding in, police said.

The woman, 25, was in the 7600 block of South State Street when she was shot at 1:33 a.m., police said.

She was sitting in the front passenger seat of a van when the shooter approached and fired multiple times, hitting her in the abdomen and shoulder, police said. The driver of the vehicle then drove the woman to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where she was officially pronounced dead.

Tiffany Edwards, 25, of the 8600 block of South King Drive, was dead on the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

No one was in custody early Sunday, and no one else was hurt.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)