1 killed, 2 injured in Woodlawn shooting

CHICAGO - Chicago police said one person is dead, and another man and a woman are injured after a shooting on the city's South Side.

Police said the shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. near the intersection of 65th and Cottage Grove in the Woodlawn neighborhood.

Police said three people were shot: a 24-year-old woman was shot in the leg and taken to University of Chicago Hospital in stable condition, a 27-year-old man was shot in the lower back and taken to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition, and an 18-year-old man was shot in the head and chest and died.

Police said the victims were standing on the sidewalk when they were approached by an unknown person who fired shots then fled.

The shooting happened outside a strip mall, and the victims ran into a Mini Mart for help.

A witness in a laundromat in the strip mall said they heard seven to 10 shots.

Area Central detectives are investigating. No one is in custody.
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