Man kills self after shooting woman on Far South Side

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Aman killed himself after shooting a woman Friday night in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Kenneth L. Williams, 57,shot the 62-year-old woman in the face and then turned the gun on himself about 8:30 p.m. inside a home in the 12500 block of South Emerald, according to Chicago Police.

Police said the shooting was believed to be domestic in nature.

The woman was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where sheremained in critical condition Saturday afternoon, according to police, who initially reported the woman haddied.

Williams, of the Roseland neighborhood, suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head and was pronounced at the scene, police said.

An autopsy Saturday found that he died ofthe gunshot wound to the head and his death was ruled a suicide, the Cook County medical examiner’ office said.

Area South detectives were investigating.

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