CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was shot and killed in front of a toddler this weekend.
Another woman suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach. They were parked in a car near Lotus and Jackson in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood.
One of the women was putting a small child into the car when a man with a gun walked up and opened fire. The child was not hurt.
“We just have to get tough on these blocks,” said community activist Andrew Holmes. “You got a mother that lost a daughter. And this is every weekend, everyday.”
The shooting also lead to a chain-reaction crash. The victim’s car smashing into a sedan causing damage to two other vehicles.