dead on the street so she could see if it was her brother?
and Chicago police cars blocked whatever view might have given her some clues.
as rain fell.
homicide this year, according to data kept by the Tribune. The city reached
the grim milestone just four days later than last year, which was the most
violent in decades.
around 7:45 p.m. Monday when several people approached and shots were
fired, police said. He was hit several times and died on the scene.
the number of people shot and wounded is down by more than a hundred
despite a violent weekend that saw 10 people shot at a memorial in the
Brighton Park neighborhood Sunday.
compared with 1,239 this time last year, according to Tribune data.
four homicides this year. Last year, there were a total of 12 homicides,
according to Tribune data.
white work van arrived to pick up the body.
workers placed the body in the van and drove off while officers began
taking down red and yellow crime scene tape that zigzagged the crime scene.
more people arrived. A family member there declined to comment.
Monday on the South Side.
in the 1600 block of West 81st Street. He took himself to Roseland
Community Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
in the 10100 block of South Avenue N in the East Side neighborhood. He
was sitting in a vehicle when someone shot him in the head, police said.
He was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in
Oak Lawn, police said.