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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In West Side Shooting

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman was killed and a man critically wounded in a West Side shooting Tuesday afternoon.

The two were shot about 4:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue, police said.

Chasteddy Blocker, 20, was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she died minutes later, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Blocker lived in the block where the shooting happened, authorities said.

A man, 34, was shot in the right hip and also taken to Mount Sinai where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)