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Cook County Judge Killed, Woman Wounded In Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS CHICAGO) — A Cook County judge was slain and a 52-year-old woman was wounded Monday morning in a shooting in the West Chesterfield neighborhood.

Chicago police responded to a shooting around 4:50 a.m. in the 9400 block of South Forest Avenue, and found a 66-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The woman who was shot was in serious condition at Christ Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office identified the man as Raymond Myles. He had been shot multiple times outside his home, authorities said.

The Cook County Chief Judge’s office confirmed Myles was an associate judge with the criminal division.

“I join all of the judges today in the Circuit Court of Cook County in expressing our sadness regarding the tragic passing of our colleague and friend, Associate Judge Raymond Myles. I offer my deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues in the Criminal Division,” Evans said in a statement.

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