Uptown logged its fourth homicide of the year when two people were shot in the 4500 block of N. Sheridan this afternoon.
A 57-year-old woman was shot in the chest and later died at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said. A 58-year-old man also suffered at least one gunshot wound to the leg. He is expected to recover. They are the 22nd and 23rd persons shot in Uptown this year.
The woman listed a home address in the 4500 block of N. Broadway when she was arrested for shoplifting earlier this year, according to court records secured by CWBChicago. She is not believed to have been the intended target.
The vehicle was last seen eastbound on Wilson from Sheridan, a witness said.
Four homicides have been recorded in Uptown during 2016. One was determined to be a justified killing of an attempted carjacker by a concealed carry license holder.
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