Woman Found Dead, Armed Suspect Shot By Officers During South Side Standoff


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A woman is dead and a suspect shot following a standoff on the city's South Side. It began around 9 p.m. last night at the La Posada Del Rey Apartments on Roosevelt Avenue near Mission Road. Police received a call about a man with a long rifle threatening to kill the mother of his 3-month-old baby and himself.

Police say the suspect came back of the apartment and pointed the rifle at officers. When he did, three officers opened fire, hitting the suspect. He is now in critical condition. When police entered the apartment, they found the child's mother dead. the child was not hurt.

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