Man charged with shooting 65-year-old woman during argument on Far South Side

Anthony Williams | Chicago police

A man was charged with shooting and critically wounding a 65-year-old woman during an argument Monday night near the Illinois-Indiana border.

Anthony Williams, 58, was arguing with a woman he knew around 10:40 p.m. when he pulled out a gun and started shooting in the 4000 block of East 134th Street, according to Chicago police.

The woman was shot in the elbow and abdomen. She was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition.

Williams was arrested less than 20 minutes after the shooting. He was charged with aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm.

Williams, who lives in the same block where the shooting took place, has a detention hearing scheduled for Wednesday.