Woman grazed in drive-by while waiting for Uber near Howard CTA station

The intersection of Paulina and Howard in Rogers Park. (Google)

CHICAGO — A woman was shot while waiting for an Uber near the Howard CTA station in Rogers Park overnight. The gunman remains at large.

According to initial information, the 26-year-old was outside of a currency exchange at 1660 West Howard around 2:58 a.m. when someone began firing shots from a black sedan. She suffered an apparent graze wound to her lower leg and was taken to St. Francis Hospital for treatment.

Chicago police officers placed evidence markers next to shell casings under the CTA bridge and in the intersection of Paulina and Howard streets.

The gunman was last seen heading west on Howard Street in the dark-colored sedan.

The victim on Sunday marks the 11th shooting victim in Rogers Park this year, matching the neighborhood’s total at this point in 2023. Those numbers compare to seven victims at this point in 2022 and two as of this date in 2021.

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