CHICAGO — An investigation is underway after two young women were fatally shot and a 19-year-old man was wounded while sitting in a car on the South Side.
The medical examiner has identified the victims as Brittani Rice , 18, and Senobia Brantley, 19.
The shooting happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday in the 7700 block of South Eggleston Avenue in the Winneconna Parkway neighborhood.
Police say the trio were sitting in a parked Nissan when three men pulled up in a blue sedan and started shooting into their car, striking the women multiple times and hitting the man’s right shoulder.
The women were transported to St. Bernard Hospital where they were pronounced dead. The man is hospitalized at the University of Chicago Medical Center where he is in stable condition.
Police say the victims worked together at Wal-mart and had just finished their shifts when they were shot.
Investigators they believe the women were targeted.
No one is in custody.