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Woman killed in Harvey shooting; 1 in custody

She was identified as Alexis Woods, 29, by the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy released Tuesday ruled her death a homicide. 

Three people were shot October 7, 2021 in the Near North Side.
A woman was shot dead April 19, 2021, in Harvey.
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A person is in custody after a woman was fatally shot Monday in south suburban Harvey.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired Monday afternoon in the area of 159th Street and Gauger Avenue and found the woman with two gunshot wounds, city officials said.

The woman was taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 5:37 p.m., the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She was identified as Alexis Woods, 29, by the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy released Tuesday ruled her death a homicide.

Officials said police have a suspect in custody.