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Off-duty Illinois state trooper 1 of 2 shot dead in Chicago

Illinois State Police
Illinois State Police(25 News/Heart of Illinois ABC)
Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 11:31 PM CST
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CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois State Police say an off-duty trooper and a woman were shot dead in a car on Chicago’s South Side.

Police say 30-year-old Trooper Antonio Alvarez and 31-year-old Amanda Alvarez of Chicago were found inside a non-department issued vehicle Monday. Both were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The relationship between the two isn’t clear. Both had been shot in the head. They were discovered around 1:40 p.m.

A gun was found at the scene, Chicago police said. Antonio Alvarez was a three-year veteran of the Illinois State Police.

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