Woman killed in Maywood shooting

The shooting happened Sunday in the 1200 block of South 16th Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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A 30-year-old Maywood woman was fatally shot Sunday in the west suburb.

The shooting happened about 10 p.m. in the 1200 block of South 16th Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. 

Ashanti Wright suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at 10:20 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled her death a homicide. 

Maywood police didn’t immediately release details.

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