Dispatcher Involved In Traffic Shooting

(CBS) – An 18-year-old woman was wounded Wednesday afternoon when a traffic dispute turned into a shooting.

A 47-year-old woman got into an argument with the 18-year-old around 2 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Ashland.

Witnesses say the older woman pulled out a weapon and shot the 18-year-old in the chest. Sources tell CBS 2 the older woman is a dispatcher for the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

The 18-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she is listed in stable condition.

The 47-year-old was taken to the hospital for a head injury; she was stabilized.

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