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Woman shot dead in West Pullman

The woman was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to her head about 9:50 p.m. in the 100 block of East 118th Place, Chicago police said.

Three people were killed and seven others were shot December 1, 2021 in Chicago.
A woman was shot to death Jan. 22, 2021, in West Pullman.
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A woman was shot and killed Friday in West Pullman on the Far South Side.

The woman, whose age was not known, was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to her head about 9:50 p.m. in the 100 block of East 118th Place, Chicago police said. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said there are currently no witnesses to the shooting and could not immediately provide further details.

She was identified as Lavenal Ann Cobbins, 47, who lived in the neighborhood where she was shot, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy conducted Saturday ruled her death a homicide.

Area Two detectives are investigating.