Woman Killed, 3 Others Wounded In Austin Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was killed and three more people were wounded in a Saturday night shooting in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The four were outside about 8:30 p.m. in the 100 block of North Mayfield when a dark-colored SUV approached them, Chicago Police said. Two people got out of the SUV and began shooting in the direction of the group.

A 25-year-old woman was shot in the neck and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm her death.

A 25-year-old man was shot in his arm and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. An 18-year-old man was shot in his legs and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. The conditions of both men had stabilized.

Another 25-year-old woman was shot in her face and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition had stabilized, police said.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives investigated.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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