Rhonda Hughes | Homicide Watch Chicagohttp://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/rhonda-hughes/Latest news about Rhonda Hughesen-usThu, 13 Jul 2017 14:17:54 -0500Rhonda 'Shon' Hughes fatally struck by bullet while sleeping in her own apartment in Washington Parkhttp://homicides.suntimes.com/2017/07/13/rhonda-shon-hughes-fatally-struck-by-bullet-while-sleeping-in-her-own-apartment-in-washington-park/<p><iframe src="http://homicides.suntimes.com/api/v1/homicides/2502.html" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://homicides.suntimes.com/victims/rhonda-hughes/">Rhonda "Shon" Hughes</a> was sleeping in her own bed Tuesday morning when a bullet shattered the window of her garden apartment in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.</p> <p>An hour later, the 40-year-old died at a hospital of the gunshot wound, though Chicago Police still don't know if she was the intended target.</p> <p>Hughes was sleeping at 5:26 a.m. Tuesday in her home in the 5200 block of South King Drive, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.</p> <p>Someone fired shots into the home from the street, and Hughes suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks, authorities said. She was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she died at 6:26 a.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office.</p> <p>Police said the shooter was definitely targeting the home, where Hughes lived with her husband and two teenage sons. </p> <p>However, it was not clear if she was the intended target of the shooting. Neighbors reported hearing about five gunshots.</p> <p>No one was in custody as of Thursday morning as Area Central detectives investigate.</p> <p><em>--Chicago Sun-Times Wire</em></p> Jeff MayesThu, 13 Jul 2017 14:17:54 -0500http://homicides.suntimes.com/2017/07/13/rhonda-shon-hughes-fatally-struck-by-bullet-while-sleeping-in-her-own-apartment-in-washington-park/Rhonda Hughes