Woman shot after confronting 3 suspects breaking into car on South Side

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Friday, December 29, 2023
Woman shot after confronting car thieves
A woman is shot after confronting thieves who were breaking into her car.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 52-year-old woman was shot after confronting three suspects trying to break into her car Friday morning on the South Side, Chicago police said.

The woman heard the suspects trying to break-into her black Kia Forte at about 4:38 a.m. in the 500-block of East 74th Street in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, police said.

The woman confronted the suspects from her first-floor apartment window and one of the suspects fired at her, wounding her in the shoulder, police said.

The woman was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in unknown condition, police said.

Neighbors said that were shocked that it happened to the woman in the area and some didn't even hear the gunshot.

No one is in custody and Area 1 detectives are investigating.