Woman found shot dead after South Side SWAT standoff; man arrested

Officers responded to a call of an armed male holding two females inside a home in the 200 block of West 92nd Street.

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Police tape at a crime scene.

Police responded to a SWAT incident March 23, 2021 in Princeton Park on the South Side.

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A woman died of gunshot wounds and a man was arrested following a SWAT standoff Tuesday afternoon in Princeton Park on the South Side.

Officers responded at 12:20 p.m. to a call of an armed man holding a woman inside a home in the 200 block of West 92nd Street, Chicago police said in a statement.

The man, 30, was arrested about 1 p.m. without incident, police said. A gun was recovered at the scene, according to police sources.

The woman, 40, was found with gunshot wounds to the torso and the face and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

She was identified as Senita Harper by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Detectives were conducting a homicide investigation, police spokesman Steve Rusanov said.

Police initially reported a second woman was held in the home but said later there was only one victim inside.

No charges have been filed.

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