Stray gunfire kills woman, strikes ambulance in Chicago Lawn, police say

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Stray gunfire killed a woman and hit the ambulance responding for her Friday in Chicago Lawn on the Southwest Side, police said.

Candice Dickerson, 36, was shopping in a cellphone store when she was struck by gunfire from two males shooting outside, Chicago police said.

The shooting happened about 6:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Kedzie Avenue, according to police.

An ambulance responding to the scene was struck by more gunfire, police said.

Dickerson was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she died, police said. No other injuries were reported.

Area Central detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. No arrests have been made.