Woman, 66, released from custody after South Shore shooting

The woman was shot Sunday in the 1700 block of East 79th Street.

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Police tape at a crime scene.

A woman was arrested after shooting another woman April 11, 2021 in South Shore.

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A 66-year-old woman was released from custody after another woman was shot during an argument early Sunday in the South Shore neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Police initially said the 66-year-old pulled out a gun and shot the other woman while they argued at 1:45 a.m. in the 1700 block of East 79th Street.

The woman, 56, was shot on her back and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

The 66-year-old was arrested but later released without charges, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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