By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was shot and wounded Saturday afternoon upon opening a door in the South Austin neighborhood.

At 2:12 p.m., the 26-year-old woman was in an apartment in the 5500 block of West Washington Boulevard when she heard a sound coming from outside the front door, police said.

She opened the door, and a man took out a gun and shot her, police said.

The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where her condition was stabilized, police said.

Area Five detectives were investigating Saturday afternoon.

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