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Woman, 21, shot and killed in Gresham

Police and EMS respond to the scene where a person was shot and killed Tuesday morning in the 7900 block of South Justine. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A woman was fatally shot early Tuesday in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

Oceana Jones, 21, was at a gas station with her boyfriend when a group of four males approached them and asked him about his gang affiliation about 1:10 a.m. in the 1500 block of West 79th Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The couple ran away but the group chased after them. One of the males fired shots, striking the woman in her back, police said.

Police respond to the scene where a person was shot and killed Tuesday morning in the 7900 block of South Justine. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. She lived in the same neighborhood, authorities said.

The group ran off in an unknown direction.

Area South detectives were investigating.