CHICAGO – One woman is dead and a man is in critical condition after a drive-by shooting on Chicago’s South Side Thursday, police said.
Around 4:30 p.m., police responded to the 1600 block of W. 79th Street on the report of a double shooting. A 30-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman suffered gunshot wounds to the upper body after a red-colored SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire.
The 24-year-old woman, who police said was sitting inside a parked vehicle, suffered a headshot wound and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Hospital.
The 30-year-old man was standing next to the female victim’s parked vehicle and shot in the face, police said. He arrived at Christ Hospital in critical condition.
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