An off-duty Chicago police officer was charged with felony murder Thursday after a woman was found fatally shot inside a home in Galewood on the Northwest Side.
Pierre Tyler, 29, was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder, according to Chicago police.
Officers were called to the home in the 2100 block of North Nashville Avenue about 10:10 a.m. Thursday, for a well-being check and found Andris Wofford, 29, dead from a gunshot wound to the head, police said.
An autopsy Friday ruled her death a homicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
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Tyler was taken into custody at the scene and was later charged, police said. He has been relieved of his police powers, and is expected in bond court Saturday.
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