CHICAGO (CBS) – A 52-year-old woman was found covered in blood in the back yard of a residence in unincorporated Lockport Township overnight.
According to the Will County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were dispatched to 219 Riverview Ave at 12:34 a.m. Friday for a call of shots fired.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened Inside And Outside Those Walls
A man who was inside the house Thursday night said about five people got together to watch the Bears game, and one woman walked out into the backyard.
Soon after, the people inside heard gunshots, and they called 911.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Threat Continues
When Will County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, they found the woman in the back yard, covered in blood. She had been shot multiple times and was airlifted to a hospital in critical but stable condition.
The woman was stabilized, and able to talk to detectives after she was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
The sheriff’s office said three were brought in for questioning and released.MORE NEWS: Climate Change And Chicago's Lake Michigan Shoreline: What The Future May Hold And The Action Being Taken
The investigation is ongoing.