Baby Dies Days after Mother Killed in Double Homicide

(Chicago Tribune) An infant girl has died, four days after being saved by doctors when her mother and a man were fatally shot Friday morning on the Far South Side, authorities said.

Janae Lemon, who was four days old, was pronounced dead at 2:28 p.m. Monday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after being injured at the same location where her mother, Charnella Lemon, 20, and Terrence Carter, 33, were fatally shot, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

After the shooting, doctors saved Janae, who initially was listed in critical condition at Christ Medical Center, police said.

The shooting occurred around 7:30 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West 102nd Place in the Fernwood neighborhood, police said. Carter was dead at the scene. Lemon was shot three times in the chest and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 8:57 a.m.

The two were in a parked car in a vacant lot when someone came up and shot them, police said.

Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the shooting may have been domestic-related. No one was in custody Monday night.

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