Chicago woman dies days after beating, boyfriend shot ‘execution style’

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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has died days after she was dragged from a car and shot during an attack captured on video that killed her boyfriend and drew more attention to the city’s particularly violent year.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office says 23-year-old Yasmin Perez died Tuesday. Her death came three days after 24-year-old Gyovanny Arzuaga was shot in the head and killed following a Puerto Rican Day parade in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The couple, who had two children, were attacked after what police called a minor traffic crash.

Police say they were ambushed by several men in the middle of a street. The deadly attack was captured on a video that was shared widely online.

“There was a very minor traffic accident, and a group of people swarmed that specific car,” said Chicago Police Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan. “A group of people swarmed that specific car, they are seen hitting and beating that woman. You see the suspect shooting him in the head almost execution style.”

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