CHICAGO — A 20-year-old woman is dead after she was shot in her back in North Lawndale Tuesday afternoon.
The woman and a 34-year-old man were shot in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue about 4:30 p.m., according to Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman.
Both victims were self-transported to Mount Sinai Hospital.
Chasteddy Blocker, 20, who lived on the block where she was shot, was pronounced dead at 4:46 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
The man was shot in his right hip and is in critical condition at the hospital.
No one was in custody.