One woman dead, one critically injured in South Side shooting

Chicago News

CHICAGO One woman is dead and another woman is injured following a shooting Saturday afternoon in Chicago’s Kenwood neighborhood, according to police.

Police said two women were shot at approximately 2:40 p.m. in the 4900 block of South East End.

According to police, an unknown man entered the vestibule of an apartment building and asked to use the phone before opening fire towards the women.

According to police, one of the women sustained a gunshot wound to the right side of the head and was transported to University of Chicago Hospital where she is in critical condition.

Police said the other woman sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and back, and was also transported to University of Chicago Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the woman killed was not the intended target of the perpetrator.

The age of both victims is currently unknown.

No one is in custody and the incident remains under the investigation.

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