Police: Woman shot by boyfriend outside church

April 7, 2008 6:52:02 AM PDT
Police say it appears a man shot and killed his girlfriend as she left a church Sunday night and then later killed himself. Twenty-two-year-old Mercedes McCauley of Hammond was shot as she left City Church -- which meets at the Chicago Center for Performing Arts on North Green.

McCauley was apparently getting into a car with a friend when the man came up, said a few words and then shot her.

Police say it appears the man then went to the lakefront and killed himself.