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Woman shot, critically wounded in Lockport Township

The 52-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the torso in the 200 block of Riverview Avenue in unincorporated Lockport Township, the Will County sheriff’s office said.

A woman was shot multiple times Aug. 30, 2019, in the 200 block of Riverview Avenue in unincorporated Lockport Township.
A woman was shot multiple times Aug. 30, 2019, in the 200 block of Riverview Avenue in unincorporated Lockport Township.
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A woman was critically injured in a shooting Friday near southwest suburban Lockport.

The 52-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the torso about 12:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Riverview Avenue in unincorporated Lockport Township, the Will County sheriff’s office said.

She was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition and later airlifted to a Chicago area hospital, where she was stabilized, according to the sheriff’s office.

Detectives processed the surrounding area for evidence and interviewed potential witnesses, authorities said.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Will County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit at 815-727-8574 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734.

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