CHICAGO — A woman is dead and a 12-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after a male threw “an incendiary device” through the window of a Bridgeport apartment early Saturday morning.

According to the Chicago Police Department, an unknown male offender threw an incendiary device through an apartment window in the 3100 block of South Green Street around 2:20 a.m.

After first responders arrived, a 54-year-old woman was pronounced dead on scene and a 12-year-old girl was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.

Police have no one in custody as the CPD Arson Unit continues to investigate.

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No other information is available at this time.