2 shot, 1 fatally, in Englewood

About 4 p.m., a 23-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were sitting inside a parked vehicle in the 4800 block of South Wells Street, when a vehicle pulled up alongside them and someone inside fired shots.

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Two people were shot, one fatally, in Englewood on the South Side.

About 4 p.m., a 23-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were sitting inside a parked vehicle in the 4800 block of South Wells Street, when a vehicle pulled up alongside them and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said.

Miracle Cotton was struck in the torso, and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, the Cook County medical examiner’s office and police said. The man was struck in the shoulder, and taken to the same hospital, where he is in good condition.

An autopsy conducted Sunday ruled her death a homicide.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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