Woman killed during exchange of gunfire between security guard and gunman near police headquarters on South Side
The guard suffered a wound to the leg. No one was in custody.
A woman was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire between a security guard and a gunman near Chicago Police headquarters on the South Side Tuesday.
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The guard had been arguing with someone in the 200 block of East 35th Street when the person pulled out a handgun and shot the guard in the leg around 4:15 p.m., police said. The guard, 34, fired back.
The woman, 55, was caught in the crossfire and hit in the chest. She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and pronounced dead, police said. Her name has not yet been released.
The guard was taken to the same hospital and was listed in good condition, officials said.
A weapon was recovered at the scene. No one was reported in custody.