Chicago woman dies after being shot with her own gun by home invader: police

Homicide investigation underway after intruder entered South Side property, according to Chicago Police

Chicago Police say a 22-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning after being shot with her own weapon by a home invader. 

The incident happened around 3:18 a.m. in the city’s South Side, according to investigators. 

"A female victim, 22, was inside a residence... when an unknown female offender entered," police said in a statement to Fox News Digital. 

"After a verbal dispute, the victim, a Concealed Carry License holder, had her weapon taken and was shot one time," the statement continued. 

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The block in Chicago's South Side where the shooting happened around 3:18 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, according to police.

The block in Chicago's South Side where the shooting happened around 3:18 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, according to police. (Google Maps)

Investigators say the woman was struck in the chest and was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. 

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She later was pronounced dead. 

Homicide detectives from Chicago's Police Department are investigating the shooting.

Homicide detectives from Chicago's Police Department are investigating the shooting. (Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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"The offender fled the scene with the victim's weapon in [an] unknown direction," police said. 

Chicago Police say the 22-year-old victim was shot one time in the chest. She later was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Chicago Police say the 22-year-old victim was shot one time in the chest. She later was pronounced dead at a local hospital. (iStock)

Chicago Police are conducting a homicide investigation and there are no arrests at this time.