CHICAGO — Two sisters were shot, one fatally, in Little Village Wednesday night.
The women, Celeste, 24 and Jezabell Perez, 22, were standing outside around 8:20 p.m. in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue when shots were fired.
Jezabell was shot several times in the torso and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Celeste was wounded on the buttocks and abdomen. She was taken to the same hospital in good condition.
Jezabell was the mother of two young girls — a one-year-old and four-year-old.
Family and friends told WGN News the sisters were close and described them as kind and loving.
“Just give her daughters the best honestly, to give them everything that she didn’t have growing up because everyone that grows up in Little Village,” said family friend Stephany Marquez. “We don’t always have the best of life, but she gave her daughters the best that she could and the best that she ever had.”
No one has been taken into custody.