Stray bullet strikes 86-year-old woman watering lawn in West Garfield Park

The woman was struck in the foot and refused medical treatment at the scene, police said. No other injuries were reported.

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A woman was shot May 24, 2021, in West Garfield Park.

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An 86-year-old woman was struck in the foot by a stray bullet while watering her lawn Monday in West Garfield Park.

She was shot about 9:46 p.m. when someone fired shots from a dark-colored Dodge Charger in the 4300 block of West Monroe Street, Chicago police said.

The woman was struck in the foot and refused medical treatment at the scene, police said. No other injuries were reported.

Police said the woman was not the intended target. No one was in custody.

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