Woman killed when gunman steps from gray Infiniti and opens fire in Fuller Park

The 19-year-old was sitting in the passenger seat of a car in the 300 block of West 52nd Place when the gunman got out of the Infiniti G35, Chicago police said.

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A woman was shot dead June 21, 2021, in Fuller Park.

A woman was shot dead June 21, 2021, in Fuller Park.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file

A woman was shot to death Monday when someone stepped out of a gray Infiniti G35 and opened fire in Fuller Park on the South Side.

Jalin Thornton, 18, was hit three times in the 300 block of West 52nd Place about 9:40 p.m., Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Thornton, of Washington Park, was struck twice to the side of her body and once to her lower back, authorities said. She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

No arrest was reported.

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