*At 8:50 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, on the 5300 block of South
Cottage Grove, a woman was shot by an unknown man as she and a male
companion both walked southbound on Cottage Grove. The unknown person
exited the passenger side of a light blue Chevy Corsica (Illinois
plates) and began shooting at both victims. No words were exchanged.
When the victims ran from the incident, the shooter returned to the
vehicle and fled northbound on Cottage Grove. The female victim was
treated at a local hospital. Police are investigating.*