CHICAGO (STMW) — A woman was killed when she was shot while on a second-floor balcony in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.

The 28-year-old woman was on the a second-floor balcony at 11:55 p.m. in the 4000 block of South Albany Avenue when a male fired shots from the street, police said.

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She was shot in the lower back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said.

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The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has been notified of her death.

No one is in custody and Area Central detectives are investigating.

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