Woman dies days after being shot in Englewood

LaTonya Byrd, 41, was shot May 6 while riding in a car in the 1000 block of West 70th Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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A woman died days after she was shot May 6, 2023 on the South Side.

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A woman died days after she was shot in Englewood on the South Side.

LaTonya Byrd, 41, was shot May 6 while riding in a car in the 1000 block of West 70th Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, but she died Thursday, officials said.

No one was in custody.

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