South Shore shooting victim dies after driving herself to hospital

The woman was shot in her back Monday morning in the 2800 block of East 75th Street, police said.


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A 25-year-old woman was fatally shot Monday morning in South Shore.

Dariel Darianna Smith was walking in the 2800 block of East 75th Street when someone opened fire about 10:30 a.m., according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She suffered a gunshot wound to her back and drove herself to Jackson Park Hospital before she was transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she later died, police said.

No one was in custody.

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