Saturday, April 03, 2010

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: 16 shot -- including two fatally -- in span of about two hours - 4-2-10

CHICAGO: 16 shot -- including two fatally -- in span of about two hours

At least 16 people were shot -- including two men who died and six people who were wounded in one chaotic Englewood incident -- in a span of about two hours late Thursday into early Friday.

The first shooting occurred at 10:54 p.m. at 7900 S. Anthony Ave. In that incident, a 28-year-old man was shot in the leg, according to a South Chicago District police officer. The victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

At 11:15 p.m. officers responding to a call of a person shot and found a 30-year-old man shot in the 6400 block of South Paulina Street, according to police. Brian Moore of 720 E. 70th St. was pronounced dead at 1:38 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital Hospital, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

At 11:50 p.m. a 21-year-old man was standing with a group in a parking lot at 7859 S. Cornell Ave. when a man and a woman approached. Someone in the group made an offensive comment to the woman and her companion shot the 21-year-old, who was struck once in the buttocks and taken to Jackson Park Hospital in “stable” condition, the South Chicago District officer said.

In the Bronzeville neighborhood about 12:15 a.m. ,a man identified by the medical examiner's office as Jermaine Streeter, 27, was fatally shot. Streeter, of 3812 S. Michigan Ave., was pronounced dead at 1:04 a.m. at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.


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* Into The Abyss: A Personal Journey into the World of Street Gangs, by Mike Carlie, Ph.D, Copyright © 2002 Michael K. Carlie Continually updated - Missouri State University Faculty Website - This website explores over 80 different gang-related topics and offers more than 2,400 links to useful gang-related websites on the Internet.

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