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Woman shot to death in Back of the Yards

Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 4200 block of South Ashland Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A woman was fatally shot Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

About 11:30 p.m., Norma Salmeron, 27, was sitting in a vehicle in the 4500 block of South Paulina Street when multiple people came up to her and opened fire, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Video By Justin Jackson | Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 4200 block of South Ashl

Salmeron, who lived in the neighborhood, was shot in her back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.