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Woman shot, killed while driving on LSD

A woman was shot and killed as she drove on Lake Shore Drive.

Police say a brown van pulled up along side the woman’s vehicle at LSD and I-55 , and someone inside the van opened-fire. In all, up to 14 shots were fired.

The victim was 32 years-old.

Her 37-year-old passenger escaped unharmed. Police had a chance to interview her.

Illinois State Police Capt. Luis Gutierrez said at a press conference that “this incident stems from drug and gang activity.”

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24 Comments to “Woman shot, killed while driving on LSD”

    randy said:
    February 1, 2013 at 1:07 PM

    i was going to come down to Chicago with my wife for a nice weekend and shopping,not any longer your city is a combat zone. no way would i put my family near your city.

      chiuic79 said:
      February 1, 2013 at 1:51 PM

      Were you planning on doing drugs or participating in gang activity while you were visiting??? I'd be worried then.

        randy said:
        February 1, 2013 at 3:53 PM

        i guess they all had it coming ?

      Jen Hoff said:
      February 1, 2013 at 2:35 PM

      seriously….?

      Chitownfinfan said:
      February 1, 2013 at 2:51 PM

      Great that's one less suburb urbanite clogging the roadways looking up at all the tall buildings with your blinker on and stick family on the back window! Don't worry Garret's will still be open next time!

      FAIR OR NOT said:
      February 1, 2013 at 7:24 PM

      CHICAGO WOULD STILL MOVE WITH OUT YOU !!!!!!!!!

      Cupcake said:
      February 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

      By that standard, why live in the USA with the highest firearms murder rate….15000 people last year compared to 8 in the UK. No one is safe in America by your logic. I've lived in Chicago 22 years btw and haven't been shot yet.

    Lloyd Christmas said:
    February 1, 2013 at 1:44 PM

    thanks for your input ya clown

      randy said:
      February 1, 2013 at 3:55 PM

      can't stomach the truth ?

        Pat said:
        February 1, 2013 at 8:12 PM

        I'm more afraid in the southeast, where you might get shot for being a "yankee" or something other than caucasian. (P.S. Lived in Chicago for 40 years)

        Kelly said:
        February 2, 2013 at 12:23 AM

        Truth is all these shootings are happening on the South and West sides of town where high gang and drug activity occur. If you live in the north, or near downtown, or in any of the nice neighborhoods of my city, you don't have to fear being shot. Not that bad things don't happen on occasion like in any town or city in the USA, but yeah you are a wee bit misinformed by the one sided slant of the media. And of course you have to be smart like in any city and not stupid. Bring your wife and stay in the nice areas and don't walk around with your iphone in plain site and you will have a safe, fun, enjoyable time.

    bobhamiltonchicago said:
    February 1, 2013 at 2:54 PM

    Thugs killings other thugs should not be as serious a crime as crime against normal people. Its actually a net socially positive thing for one thug to kill another isn't it? I know that seems a bit harsh, but nature is harsh, life is not fair and maybe people would think twice about becoming thugs if they knew they would lose some protection.

    jeff said:
    February 1, 2013 at 3:28 PM

    their just thinnig the herd they need to bust out they street sweepehas ugh!!!!!

    FAIR OR NOT said:
    February 1, 2013 at 7:20 PM

    THIS IS A VERY TRAGIC MOMENT NOW MY QUESTION IS WHERE WAS THE "POLICE" THAT SUPPOSE TO BE PATROLLING.MY SECOND QUESTION IS WHEN DID CHICAGO BECOME THE SENSELESS CITY.

      Paul said:
      February 1, 2013 at 10:15 PM

      The cops are not omnipresent, dumb_ss!

    bryie said:
    February 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM

    Oh Shut Up. Chicago Doesnt Want U Here Anyways

    ReeMarie said:
    February 1, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    These types of things happen ALL THE TIME IN EVERY CITY. Whatever the case may be , you are noticing it more now because of recent "events" covered by the media or the media has just heightened the coverage on any and every type of anything involving a gun. Open your eyes people. We don't need more patrolling. Don't you see what this all is?

    No Mercy said:
    February 2, 2013 at 1:06 AM

    I love Chicago, always have always will!

    GibsMeDat said:
    February 2, 2013 at 1:58 AM

    homies juss doin they thang

    Mr.Hanky said:
    February 2, 2013 at 3:51 AM

    LSD's bad mmmmk?

    sharong4 said:
    February 2, 2013 at 8:29 AM

    I have lived in this city for 60 years and have never seen all the gun fire that goes on. The young children are ruthless and are getting worse everyday. It is not just the Westside and the Southside. Killings are in every area. Some are just not reported. Chicago is a beautiful city. If the suburanites don't like the publicity of the Chicagoans, don't come to the city. I am pretty sure we can do without you. You will never know when widespread crime will come to your area. So be QUIET!!!!!!

    keeping real said:
    February 2, 2013 at 12:06 PM

    Chi-Town still is Da Greatest city!!! will be there in mid-march, coming from South Pardre Isl, cannot await to

    Me said:
    February 3, 2013 at 12:33 PM

    I hate that the news and people keep saying a thug or gang or drug dealer !! She was my friend and she was a mother, a sister, a daughter and a great friend please keep ur negative comment to ur self …. She was loved and will be missed ! And we all have faults ur not perfect so don’t judge !
    I love you Michelle and rest in peace

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