Girl critically wounded in capturing close to Grant Park

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A 19-year-old lady was shot within the head as she rode in a automobile on Lake Shore Drive close to Grant Park on Sunday afternoon, police stated. Nobody is in custody.

The sufferer was stopped for a crimson gentle within the northbound lanes at Jackson when somebody pulled alongside her automobile at 1:20 p.m. In keeping with police, a gunman started capturing at her automobile from the opposite automobile’s again seat after the occupants of the automobiles engaged in a quick dialog.

The girl’s automobile sped north, exited at Grand Avenue, and got here to a cease exterior of Navy Pier. Law enforcement officials administered first support to stem the lady’s blood loss till hearth personnel arrived, CPD stated. She was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in crucial situation.

Police discovered shell casings on the capturing scene. An individual who was briefly detained for questioning was later launched after police decided that he was not concerned within the incident, in line with CPD.

The girl is the 14th individual to be shot within the Loop this 12 months. Solely three folks had been shot within the Loop throughout all of final 12 months.

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