The fatal shootings of a man and a woman in Woodlawn on the South Side have been ruled a murder-suicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Dominique Johnson, 20, and Shanal Guy, 18, were found with gunshot wounds to the head around 5:40 p.m. Monday in the 6300 block of South Kimbark Avenue, Chicago police said.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A weapon was recovered.
An autopsy released Tuesday found Johnson died of a gunshot wound to the head and Guy died of a gunshot wound to the face, the medical examiner’s office said. Johnson’s death was ruled a suicide and Guy’s death was ruled a homicide.
Woodlawn has seen nine homicides so far this year, up from two homicides during the same period in 2020, according to Sun-Times records.