Death of woman found shot in Lincoln Square alley ruled a suicide
The woman, 62, was found with a gunshot wound to the face behind a Potbelly restaurant in the 4700 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago police said.
A woman shot herself to death in an alley behind a restaurant in Lincoln Square, according to autopsy results released Friday.
The woman, 62, was found Thursday morning with a gunshot wound to the face behind a Potbelly at 4709 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene around 6:30 a.m.
Police had said the wound appeared to be self-inflicted and that detectives were conducting a death investigation.
The woman died of a gunshot wound through her mouth and her death was ruled a suicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said Friday. She has not been identified.
A gun was found at the scene, Ald. Matt Martin (47th) said in a message to constituents.