Uptown drive-by shooting kills woman, wounds man

Police said a man and women were walking in the 4500-block of N. Sheridan around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday when someone in a vehicle opened fire.

A 57-year-old woman was killed and a 58-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in the Uptown neighborhood on Chicago's North Side.

Police said a man and women were walking in the 4500-block of N. Sheridan around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday when someone in a vehicle opened fire.

They were taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where the woman died of a gunshot wound to the torso, police said. Her name has not yet been released.

The man was shot in the leg and was listed in good condition, police said.

A police source said the pair were outside when two sets of rival gang members opened fire at each other. They were not thought to be the intended targets.

A resident said gang members constantly sell and stash drugs on the block where the shooting happened.

No one is in custody. Area North detectives continue to investigate.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.
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