2 Dead In Murder-Suicide In Jefferson Park

November 05, 2018 - 7:01 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A gunman fatally shot a woman before turning the gun on himself Friday afternoon in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

He shot the 30-year-old woman in the head before shooting himself about 1:10 p.m. during a “domestic incident” in the 4700 block of North Linder, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

She was dead at the scene, while the 42-year-old shooter was taken to a hospital in critical condition before dying, authorities said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office said they died in a murder-suicide, but hasn’t released their identities.

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