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Mother, 5-year-old son shot dead in Chicago

CHICAGO – A Chicago woman and her 5-year-old son have been shot to death inside a home on the city’s South Side.

Police spokesman John Mirabelli says a 31-year-old woman and a 5-year-old boy were found dead with gunshot wounds around 2:40 a.m. Friday at a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Relatives say the two were mother and son.

Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office were not immediately identifying the victims by name.

No one was in custody Friday morning.

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