Woman fatally shot in Maywood

The incident happened about 10:17 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of South 2nd Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Two boys, both 17, were shot July 12, 2022, in Austin.

A woman was shot dead March 27, 2021, in Maywood.

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A 45-year-old woman was killed in a shooting Saturday in suburban Maywood. 

The incident happened about 10:17 p.m. in the 300 block of South 2nd Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. 

Yolanda Vargas suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at 10:39 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled her death a homicide. 

Maywood police didn’t immediately respond to a request for details. 

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