Woman shot to death in Burnside

Someone shot the woman, striking her in both arms, in the 8900 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago police said.

SHARE Woman shot to death in Burnside
A boy, 14, was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting Aug. 14, 2022, in Hyde Park.

A woman was killed in a shooting August 16, 2012, in Burnside.

Sun-Times file

A 26-year-old woman was fatally shot Monday afternoon in the Burnside neighborhood.

About 3:30 p.m. someone shot the woman, striking her in both arms, in the 8900 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago police said.

She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and pronounced dead at 7 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

She was identified as Kristina De Jesus, who lived in the neighborhood where she was shot, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
The Hawks have conceded the first goal in eight consecutive games. And after falling 7-2 on Sunday, they’ve now lost seven games in a row. The trends are no coincidence.
Tim Degnan a trusted point man, was key to Richard M. Daley’s political, policy success. As a lawmaker, he raised funds for the new Comiskey Park to keep the White Sox in Chicago.
“Fuentes is among the most prominent and unapologetic antisemites around,” David Goldenberg, the Anti-Defamation League director of the Midwest regional office, told the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday.
The Bears’ very, very bad day started with quarterback musical chairs and went down from there.