Brighton Park

Woman Critically Wounded in Brighton Park Shooting

The 21-year-old was driving Thursday afternoon when she was shot, police said

Chicago police investigate the shooting of a 21-year-old woman in Brighton Park on Thursday

A 21-year-old woman was shot and critically wounded Thursday afternoon in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side.

She was struck by gunfire as she was driving about 1:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Fairfield Avenue, according to a Chicago police and fire spokespeople.

The woman was briefly treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition, officials said.

Additional details have not been released.

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