A SHOOTING in a Target parking lot has left one woman dead as cops hunt for the suspect.
Gunfire erupted at around 9.30am on Wednesday as a woman was stood outside of the store, police said.The shooting took place outside of a Target parking lot[/caption]
The 47-year-old was standing when an unknown offender approached her and began to fire shots in her direction.
She was struck multiple times and was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
No suspects are currently in custody following the attack, and detectives are still investigating.
The motive behind the shooting has also not yet been released.
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Crime in Chicago has been on the rise in recent weeks.
Just last week, a fourth victim was pulled from Chicago waters in less than one week.
Police said the body of a female victim was discovered in the waters of the Chicago River just before 8am on Friday.
The unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The circumstances of her death were unclear.
Three other bodies were pulled from waters in Chicago last weekend.
The first woman’s body was discovered in the Chicago River at around 10.40pm on April 16. The victim has yet to be identified.
Less than an hour later, a second victim, Yuet Tsand, 80, was pulled from Bubbly Creek.
On April 17, the body of a male was recovered from the water in Lake Michigan.
So far, police have not said whether the four deaths are related.
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Detectives are conducting a death investigation on all four victims.
Autopsy results have not been released in any of the cases.