Shots fired into South Side cookie shop cause damage, 'disheartening' delay in opening

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The owner of a South Side cookie shop said she will have to delay the store's opening after someone fired 12 gunshots into the business.

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The shooting happened Wednesday in Calumet Park at Cooking With Curves Signature Cookie Shop, damaging the business.

"It actually was disheartening because I have spent the last five years building this business with my bare two hands, my skills, my money and everything," said the shop's owner, Erin Thomas.

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Thomas said no one was hurt during the shooting and nothing was stolen from the store.

Thomas said she plans to open the cookie shop later in December.
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