Girl, 17, dies two days after shooting near Chicago State University

A teenager has died after being shot and critically wounded Monday night while driving near Chicago State University in the Burnside neighborhood.

Asha Williams, 17, was driving in the 600 block of East 95th Street around 8:21 p.m. when a dark vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting in her direction, police said.


Williams was shot in the head and transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition, police said.

She was pronounced dead two days later, according to the medical examiner’s office.

No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.

Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.