Woman injured in shooting at Venice intersection

A woman was seriously injured by gunfire over the weekend in Venice.

According to police reports, the woman, described only as being in her 20s, was shot several times near the intersection of Illinois 3 and Cedar St.

There was no information available the woman’s condition or the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

It was the second incident of gunfire erupting in the area in the last two weeks.

A Venice Police Department officer shot a 30-year-old female near the McKinley Bridge May 5 when she allegedly tried to run him down with her Ford Mustang as he attempted to pull her over for a traffic stop.