Woman shot, critically wounded in Back of the Yards

A woman was shot to death early Sunday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired at 12:24 a.m. and found the 27-year-old lying on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of West 54th Street, according to Chicago Police.

The woman had been shot in the neck and legs and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office didn’t immediately provide information on the fatality.

No one was in custody early Sunday as Area Central detectives investigated.