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Woman fatally shot in South Shore

Police investigate a fatal shooting about 1 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in the 7400 block of South Yates Ave. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A woman was shot to death Tuesday night in the South Shore neighborhood.

Dominique L. Hobson, 23, was shot in the head at 11:41 p.m. in the 7400 block of South Yates, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Witnesses told police the shooting occurred during a traffic altercation.

Video By Justin Jackson | Police investigate a shooting about 1 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in the 7400 block of South Yates

Hobson, of the South Chicago neighborhood, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead shortly after midnight Wednesday, authorities said.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

Police investigate a shooting about 1 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in the 7400 block of South Yates Ave. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
Police investigate a fatal shooting about 1 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in the 7400 block of South Yates Ave. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times