A 35-year-old pregnant woman is found shot dead early in the morning in Geoffrey Manor on the south side.
According to Chicago Police, at around 12:06 a.m., officers who heeded the ShotSpotter warning at 2,100 blocks of East 95th Place found the woman lying unresponsive on a balcony with two gunshot wounds to her back and one on her side.
It wasn’t quick shots, Elliott Cobb said, we heard three calculated shots, and whoever did it, he wanted to do it.
Police said they were focusing their investigations on people the mother of three knew.
Police said the woman was eight months pregnant and was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital in a critical condition. She died later in the hospital.
Police said that the doctors managed to deliver her baby, who is still in critical condition, at Komer Children’s Hospital.
The Cook County Health and Police Examination Bureau said the victim was Stacy Jones, from Chicago. Timothy Evans, chief justice for the Cook County Circuit Clerk, confirmed that Jones has served as a probation officer in the court’s adult control division since April 2019.
“Our thoughts go to her family, colleagues and friends at this difficult time,” Judge Evans said in a statement.
Neighbors said Jones, who is originally from Tennessee, had lived at the shooting site for less than a year. The last time they saw Jones playing outside with her two other young children was on Saturday.
Me and her little son, her little boy. “We were outside collecting tree leaves,” said Alan Jones, our neighbor. “That was the last time I saw them.”
Tracy Hancock, who lives nearby, lost her niece in gun violence in a nearby park in 2012. She was also a mother of four at the time.
“I left four children we had to raise, and they are still traumatized,” she said. In my temperature, in my stomach. I could not go back to sleep. I heard it at 6 in the morning. I pray for the child to come. “
Nobody is in custody.
District Two investigators are investigating the shooting. They said that the police found graffiti of a racist nature on the side of Jones’ apartment, but that they believed they were placed there as a transfer.