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Amber Alert issued for children taken by father after mother fatally shot

By Lisa Chavarria,

Two children were reported missing and believed to be in danger Wednesday night after authorities said they were taken by their father, who is a person of interest in the shooting death of their mother.

Illinois State Police issued an Amber Alert at 10:14 p.m. Wednesday at the request of the Markham Police Department, ISP said.

Lynn Roby, a 3-year-old boy, and Jordyn Washington, a 2-year-old girl, were taken by their father Lynn Washington around 2 p.m. from the area of 65 E. 156th St. in suburban Harvey, officials said.



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