CHICAGO — A woman is dead and three men are in the hospital after a vehicle approached them and opened fire in Auburn Gresham shortly before noon Saturday, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Police said officers were called to the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue around 11:58 a.m. and when they arrived, they found three victims with gunshot wounds.

A 26-year-old man was shot in the shoulder, while a 34-year-old man was shot in the left arm and a 55-year-old man was shot in the back. The 26-year-old self-transported to Stroger Hospital, while the 34-year-old and the 55-year-old were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

All three men are listed as being in good condition.

A fourth victim, a 69-year-old woman, was found near the crime scene who had been shot in the right flank, police said. She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.

According to police, initial investigations showed an unidentified vehicle approached the group in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue and opened fire in the direction of the three men before fleeing the scene.

Police have no one in custody.

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***Editor’s note: This article was later updated to reflect an update released by the Chicago Police Department. Initially, police believed there were only three people injured in the incident, only to later discover the fourth, who was later pronounced dead.***