1 shot, 1 killed after being pepper sprayed in Brainerd, Chicago police say

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Sunday, April 14, 2024
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman has died after being pepper sprayed and shot on the city's South Side, according to police.

The incident happened on Saturday at about 9:19 p.m. in the 9300-block of South Bishop Street in Brainerd.

A 15-year-old boy and a 21-year-old woman were inside a car when a woman they knew approached the victims in a silver sedan, Chicago police said.

After a verbal argument, the offender sprayed pepper spray inside the victims' car, according to police.

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The 21-year-old started driving away. The offender followed them in the silver sedan and started shooting into the vehicle.

The teenage boy was shot in the chest and was sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The 21-year-old woman was shot in the head, and sent to the hospital in critical condition where she later died.

No one is in custody, CPD Area Two Detectives are investigating.

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