Nursing student shot in Humboldt Park

February 27, 2011 4:18:10 PM PST
A 20-year-old female nursing student was shot and killed on the city's West Side.

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Saturday on the 4200-block of West Crystal Street in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The victim was identified as Margarita Navarette.

A 19-year-old male was also shot, and remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Police say both victims were inside a car when a gunman approached and opened fire.

Navarette died of multiple gunshot wounds, including one to the head.

Her family says she was just a week away from finishing her studies as a nursing assistant.