Woman killed, another wounded in Brighton Park shooting

The two were fighting with a group in the 2900 block of West 45th Street when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

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Two women were shot, one fatally, May 12, 2022 in Brighton Park.

Two women were shot, one fatally, May 12, 2022 in Brighton Park.

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A woman was killed and another wounded in a shooting Thursday night in Brighton Park.

The two were fighting with a group in the 2900 block of West 45th Street when someone opened fire about 6:10 p.m., Chicago police said.

Jessica Castro, 23, was struck in the arm and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where was later pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Another woman, 22, suffered a gunshot wound to the body and went to the same hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, police said.

There was no one in custody.

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