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Man shot woman, himself in Logan Square murder-suicide

Chicago Police investigate two people shot dead in a home at Cortland and Lawndale about 4:45 a.m. Monday, April 16. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man shot a woman to death before turning the gun on himself early Monday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

About 4:10 a.m., officers responded to the 3600 block of West Cortland Street and found 39-year-old Faviola Coreas and 44-year-old Jose Rossado unresponsive with gunshot wounds to their heads, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the shooting was a murder-suicide.

An autopsy Tuesday determined Coreas died of multiple gunshot wounds and her death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said. Rossado’s autopsy revealed he died of a gunshot wound to the head and his death was ruled a suicide.

Chicago Police investigate a shooting at Cortland and Lawndale Monday, April 16. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times