CHICAGO (CBS) — A pregnant woman was wounded by a stray bullet Wednesday evening in far south suburban Sauk Village.
Sauk Village Police Chief Robert Kowalski said three men confronted the owner of a home in the 22400 block of Strassburg Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Parts Of Illinois And Indiana; Lake Effect Snow Lingers
“They asked for an individual, and the name of the individual they asked for did not live at that house,” he said.
The homeowner started closing the door, when one of the men pulled out a gun and fired a shot.READ MORE: Illinois State Departments, Driver Service Facilities Reopen Monday Weeks After COVID Surge
“The bullet went through a wall and struck the victim – an unintentional victim, at that – in the stomach area” Kowalksi said.