Woman dies five days after triple shooting in West Woodlawn apartment

Delphine Sheilds, 49, died Thursday at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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A woman died five days after she was seriously wounded in a triple shooting inside a West Woodlawn apartment building last weekend.

Delphine Shields, 49, died Thursday at the University of Chicago Medical Center, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. She died of complications from gunshot wounds.

Gunfire broke out last Saturday night at an apartment in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue, police said.

A 17-year-old boy in the hallway was seriously wounded, police said. A 55-year-old man inside the apartment on the stairs was shot in his leg.

Shields, who was outside on the steps, was shot in her torso and hospitalized.

No arrest has been reported.

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