Man fa­tally shoots woman, self in Stony Is­land Park

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A 27-year-old man shot and killed a 25-year-old woman be­fore tak­ing his own life Mon­day night in the Stony Is­land Park neigh­bor­hood on the South Side.

Derell D. Sikes shot Jas­mine Marie Johnson about 8:15 p.m. dur­ing an ar­gu­ment that started in Johnson’s ve­hi­cle, ac­cord­ing to Chicago po­lice.

Af­ter Johnson stopped the ve­hi­cle in the 7800 block of South Ben­nett where Sikes lived, Sikes got out and fired mul­ti­ple times at Johnson, po­lice said. Johnson drove away as Sikes con­tin­ued to shoot at her and crashed into a parked car.

Sikes then walked a short dis­tance away and fa­tally shot him­self, au­thor­i­ties said.

Johnson suf­fered a gun­shot wound to her chest and was rushed to a hos­pi­tal, where she died, au­thor­i­ties said.

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