By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman has died after a stray bullet hit her in the head while she was inside her home in north suburban Zion.

Police said officers responded to a call of shots fired around 9 p.m. in the 2800 block of Enoch Avenue.

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When they arrived, they found evidence that several gunshots had been fired near the street, and found a 23-year-old Melanie Yates had been struck by a stray bullet while inside her home.

The woman was taken to the hospital in “extremely critical” condition, and was pronounced dead Monday morning.

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Preliminary results from an autopsy conducted on Monday indicated she died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Zion police and the Lake County Major Crime Task Force are investigating.

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Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Zion police at  847-872-8000. Anonymous tips also can be provided to Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222 or on their website.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff