Avondale shooting: Woman found fatally shot inside car on NW Side; Chicago police investigating

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Woman found shot in head inside car on NW Side: CPD
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A Chicago shooting left a woman dead on Eddy Street in Avondale Tuesday night, CPD says. It's being investigated as a homicide.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- There is an ongoing homicide investigation after a 19-year-old woman was found shot in the head in a car on the Northwest Side Tuesday night, Chicago police said.

The woman was found dead in the driver's seat of her vehicle just before 10:15 p.m. in the 3700-block of West Eddy Street, according to CPD.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified her as Cherlyn Wendy Malvaiz, who lived in nearby Portage Park, early Wednesday.

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There was crime scene tape draped across homes in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood after the incident.

Area Five detectives are investigating.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.

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