Woman fatally shot in West Englewood

Parrish Peeples, 54, was standing on the porch of a home about 5:15 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Claremont Avenue when people got out of a vehicle and fired shots at her.

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A 54-year-old woman was fatally shot December 4, 2021 in West Englewood.

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A 54-year-old woman was shot to death Saturday afternoon in West Englewood on the South Side.

Parrish Peeples was standing on the porch of a home about 5:15 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Claremont Avenue when people got out of a vehicle and fired shots at her, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She was struck in the leg and abdomen and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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