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Man and woman found shot dead after Police safety check

Officers went to the home due to a report of a woman possibly being held against her will. Police knocked on the door and reportedly saw a male come to the window then quickly close the curtains. After some words were exchanged, the Officers heard five gunshots.


CHICAGO — Two people were found shot to death inside a Chicago home where police were called on a report of a woman possibly being held against her will by a boyfriend.



Officers arrived to the 8400 block of S. Mackinaw Avenue about 9:45 p.m. Saturday night in The Bush neighborhood in the South Chicago community area, due to a report of a woman possibly being held against her will.

Police knocked on the door and reportedly saw a male come to the window then quickly close the curtains. After some words were exchanged, the Officers heard five gunshots.

Officers took cover and called for SWAT, but no responding officers were injured.

SWAT officers went in and found the bodies of a 30-year-old man and 20-year-old woman inside. Each had gunshot wounds to the head and were pronounced on scene.

Detectives continue to investigate the incident.

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