Woman Dies 8 Days After Prom Party Shooting

Sunday, May 26, 2013  |  Updated 11:28 AM CDT
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A 27-year-old woman was pronounced dead Saturday, eight days after she and several others were shot in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said.

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A 27-year-old woman was pronounced dead Saturday, eight days after she and several others were shot in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said.

Quintana Love of the 1300 block of South Tripp Avenue was pronounced dead at 12:10 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Love was taken to the hospital May 17 in “grave” condition after she was shot around 11:25 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Kolin Avenue, police said.

Love was reportedly in a vacant lot with a group with several others after a family prom party, according to the Chicago Tribune.

She and two others sustained life-threatening injuries when unknown offenders approached on foot and fired shots from a nearby alley, according to Chicago Police news affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

A 38-year-old man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the back and a 38-year-old woman was shot in the arm and taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Police recovered three assault weapons from the alley the shooters fired from and discovered the their emptied vehicle in the 1200 block of South Kostner Avenue.

As of Sunday, no one was in custody for the shooting.

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