Woman shot, seriously wounded in Bronzeville

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Police investigate a shooting in Bronzeville late Sunday. | Network Video Productions

A woman was shot and seriously wounded late Sunday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

At 11:52 p.m., the 33-year-old was a passenger in a black SUV driving north in the 5000 block of South Drexel when she heard gunfire and realized she’d been shot in the back, according to Chicago Police.

The driver of the SUV took her to Mercy Hospital, police said. She was listed in serious condition and transferred to Stroger Hospital.

Police mark shell casings from the shooting in the 5000 block of South Drexel. | Network Video Productions

Police mark shell casings from the shooting in the 5000 block of South Drexel. | Network Video Productions

Paramedics take the 33-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to Stroger Hospital. | Network Video Productions

Paramedics take the 33-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to Stroger Hospital. | Network Video Productions

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