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LANSING — A reported altercation in the parking lot outside LA Fitness in the 17300 block of Torrence Avenue resulted in a woman suffering a fatal gunshot wound early Sunday morning, according to a news release.

The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the woman as Jessica Finister, 20, of Sauk Village.

Lansing Police Department officers were notified around 12:10 a.m. that a patient with a gunshot wound was at St. James Franciscan Hospital in Chicago Heights.

Upon arrival, officers learned the female was brought to the emergency room by her friend where she succumbed to her injuries, according to the release.

The Lansing Police Department is working with the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force with this investigation. The shooting does not appear to be a random act, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lansing Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 708-895-7150.


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