Police: Man fatally shoots woman, then himself in Austin

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Two people were killed in a murder-suicide Sunday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

A man shot a woman in the 5700 block of West Chicago Avenue about 2 p.m., then shot himself in the mouth, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The woman, identified as 38-year-old Trinyce L. Sanders-Wilson, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:26 p.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy Monday found she died of a multiple gunshot wounds, and her death was ruled a homicide.

The man, 40-year-old Roshaun D. Wilson, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:39 p.m., authorities said. An autopsy found he died of a gunshot wound to the head, and his death was ruled a suicide.

They both lived in the 2200 block of South 20th Avenue in Broadview, according to the medical examiner’s office.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said.

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