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Fatal shootings of woman and man in Woodlawn ruled murder-suicide

An 18-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were found in the 6300 block of South Kimbark Avenue with gunshot wounds to the head, Chicago police said.

Onlookers watch as Chicago police work the scene where two people were shot and killed in the 6300 block of South Kimbark Avenue, in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Monday, June 21, 2021.
Onlookers watch as Chicago police work the scene where two people were found fatally shot in the 6300 block of South Kimbark Avenue, in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Monday, June 21, 2021.
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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.

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