CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in the Belmont Cragin community.
At 8:40 p.m., the 37-year-old woman was in the passenger seat of a moving vehicle in the 5300 block of West Wrightwood Avenue when a dark-colored sport-utility vehicle passed by and someone inside fired shots and struck her in the head, police said.READ MORE: Thieves Keep Using Postal Master Keys To Steal Mail: How Are They Getting A Hold Of Those Keys?
The vehicle with the wounded woman then crashed into another car at Diversey and Laramie avenues, btu there were no injuries.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wednesday Starts On A Chilly Note
The woman was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
No one was in custody late Wednesday. Area Five detectives were investigating.