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Woman killed, teenage boy wounded in ‘domestic’ shooting on South Side

The 2200 block of East 79th Street. | Google Streetview

A woman was killed and a teenage boy was wounded in a domestic shooting Friday afternoon on the border of the South Shore and South Chicago neighborhoods.

Monterae K. Hardin, 28, was involved in a domestic dispute with someone in the 2200 block of East 79th Street about 4:45 p.m. when the person pulled out a gun and opened fire, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Hardin suffered a gunshot wound to her back She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where she died that evening, authorities said.

She had a pending order an order of protection against the alleged shooter, police said.

An autopsy Saturday found Hardin died from multiple gunshot wounds and her death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

The 15-year-old boy was shot in his face and was taken to the same hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said. He was not an intended target.

No one was in custody.

Area South detectives were investigating the shooting as a domestic incident.