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Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 51 homicides in May 2012

Name, age +
story
Date, time +
case number
Block +
Community area
Cause +
Locale
Floyd Newell, 36
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5/31/12
10:28 a.m.
HV311867
11300 S. Vincennes Ave.
Morgan Park
Gunshot
Street
Ivan Alanis, 13
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5/29/12
2:15 a.m.
HV308059
5100 N. Broadway
Uptown
Gunshot
Tavern/liquor store
Malcolm Dowdy, 23
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5/28/12
9:56 p.m.
HV307808
1700 E. 68th St.
South Shore
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Melissa Woods, 40
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5/28/12
6:06 p.m.
HV307529
1500 S. Sawyer Ave.
North Lawndale
Gunshot
Abandoned building
Marley Collins, 19
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> Follow-up coverage
5/28/12
5:36 p.m.
HV307486
1500 S. Spaulding Ave.
North Lawndale
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Natalie Brady, 35
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5/28/12
5:31 a.m.
HV306745
3000 S. Kostner Ave.
South Lawndale
Gunshot
Alley
Robert McNear, 35
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5/28/12
1:15 a.m.
HV306578
5000 S. St. Lawrence Ave.
Grand Boulevard
Gunshot
Alley
Jaleel Beasley, 19
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5/27/12
2:12 a.m.
HV305240
2400 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Near West Side
Gunshot
Barbershop
Jaylin Johnson, 18
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5/26/12
10:44 p.m.
HV305046
11100 S. Normal Ave.
Roseland
Gunshot
Gangway
Jeffrey Triplett, 17
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> Follow-up coverage
5/26/12
2:16 a.m.
HV303885
1500 S. Millard Ave.
North Lawndale
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Marcus Morgan, 27
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5/25/12
10:32 p.m.
HV303680
5300 S. Justine St.
New City
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Mario Tempana-Vena, 69
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> Follow-up coverage
5/25/12
6:34 p.m.
HV303630
6500 S. Kenwood Ave.
Woodlawn
Gunshot
Residence
Lorrie Heidrick, 48
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5/25/12
6:34 p.m.
HV303630
6500 S. Kenwood Ave.
Woodlawn
Gunshot
Residence
Varren Brown, 47
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5/25/12
4:33 a.m.
HV302309
600 E. 88th St.
Chatham
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Tyrell White, 51
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5/22/12
10:30 p.m.
HV298734
200 N. Lorel Ave.
Austin
Gunshot
Vehicle
Rashard Wilson, 30
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5/22/12
3:50 p.m.
HV298101
7000 S. Perry Ave.
Greater Grand Crossing
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Kenneth Reaves, 30
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5/22/12
1:40 a.m.
HV297328
11600 S. Hale Ave.
Morgan Park
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Alejandro Munoz, 26
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> Follow-up coverage
5/21/12
12:40 a.m.
HV295764
2200 S. Leavitt St.
Lower West Side
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Estaban Alvarez, 27
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> Follow-up coverage
5/21/12
12:40 a.m.
HV295764
2200 S. Leavitt St.
Lower West Side
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Joseph Owens, 24
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5/20/12
9:20 p.m.
HV295504
7900 S. Troy St.
Ashburn
Gunshot
Residential Yard
Dwayne Billingsley, 35
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5/20/12
12:09 a.m.
HV294343
10100 S. Michigan Ave.
Roseland
Gunshot
Residential Yard
Nazia Banks, 12
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> Follow-up coverage
5/19/12
10 p.m.
HV294258
8000 S. Brandon Ave.
South Chicago
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Melvin Jacobs, 23
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5/19/12
2:25 a.m.
HV293107
11600 S. Peoria St.
West Pullman
Gunshot
Street
Alejandro Jaime, 14
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5/18/12
8:56 p.m.
HV292797
2600 W. 37th Pl.
Brighton Park
Gunshot
Sidewalk
David Brown, 47
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5/18/12
6 a.m.
HV291701
7800 S. Greenwood Ave.
Greater Grand Crossing
Stabbing
Residence
Sidney McDowell, 22
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> Follow-up coverage
5/17/12
7:13 p.m.
HV291152
7900 S. Laflin St.
Auburn Gresham
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Sergio Hernandez, 31
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5/15/12
2:30 p.m.
HV287606
3000 E. 87th St.
South Chicago
Stabbing
Sidewalk
Larry McGee, 30
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5/14/12
1:44 a.m.
HV285267
1300 S. Throop St.
Near West Side
Gunshot
CHA apartment
Marek Kaczmarczyk, 43
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5/13/12
12:30 a.m.
HV284070
4500 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Portage Park
Suffocation
Apartment
Joshua Gonzalez, 36
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5/13/12
12:13 a.m.
HV284017
1600 N. Mozart St.
West Town
Gunshot
Other
Sean Martin, 43
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5/12/12
7:29 a.m.
HV282889
6200 S. Rhodes Ave.
Woodlawn
Gunshot
Alley
James Tatum, 51
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> Follow-up coverage
5/12/12
2:20 a.m.
HV282664
5400 W. Cortez St.
Austin
Assault
Apartment
Lekiah White, 28
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5/12/12
1:30 a.m.
HV282948
6400 S. Maryland Ave.
Woodlawn
Gunshot
Apartment
Leon Poe, 28
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5/11/12
11:59 p.m.
HV282560
3500 W. 83rd Pl.
Ashburn
Gunshot
Alley
Christopher Reeves, 21
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5/11/12
11 p.m.
HV282459
1600 W. 79th St.
Auburn Gresham
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Felix Lares, 24
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5/11/12
8:49 p.m.
HV282343
2700 S. Homan Ave.
South Lawndale
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Lamont Matticx, 20
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> Follow-up coverage
5/10/12
4:47 p.m.
HV280450
5300 S. Hoyne Ave.
New City
Gunshot
Sidewalk
William Herron-Junius, 20
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> Follow-up coverage
5/10/12
4:47 p.m.
HV280450
5300 S. Hoyne Ave.
New City
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Travis Perkins, 24
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> Follow-up coverage
5/9/12
1:10 p.m.
HV278636
1 W. 108th Pl.
Roseland
Gunshot
Porch/hallway
Max Vallejo, 26
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5/9/12
3:37 a.m.
HV278034
3600 N. Ashland Ave.
Lake View
Gunshot
Gas station
Akeem Morris, 22
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> Follow-up coverage
5/8/12
6:39 p.m.
HV277521
4000 W. West End Ave.
West Garfield Park
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Racshell Harris, 23
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> Follow-up coverage
5/8/12
4:35 p.m.
HV277350
4600 S. Lake Park Ave.
Kenwood
Stabbing
Porch/hallway
Henry Howard, 51
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5/7/12
1:59 p.m.
HV275470
900 E. 104th St.
Pullman
Stabbing
Apartment
Devon Paramore, 33
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> Follow-up coverage
5/6/12
1:26 a.m.
HV273455
1300 W. 13th St.
Near West Side
Gunshot
Street
Denise Ayers, 44
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5/5/12
7:07 a.m.
HV272275
5600 N. Broadway
Edgewater
Strangling
Alley
Lennie Brownlee, 58
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5/4/12
10:25 p.m.
HV271994
4200 W. Cermak Rd.
North Lawndale
Stabbing
Apartment
Donnel Rankin, 16
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5/4/12
9:16 p.m.
HV271805
12100 S. Green St.
West Pullman
Gunshot
Residential Yard
Wardrick Watts, 26
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5/3/12
5:05 p.m.
HV269776
9000 S. Racine Ave.
Washington Heights
Gunshot
Sidewalk
DeJuan Dennis, 20
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5/3/12
5:05 p.m.
HV269776
9000 S. Racine Ave.
Washington Heights
Gunshot
Sidewalk
Christopher Cooper, 25
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5/3/12
5:13 a.m.
HV268920
3500 S. Parnell Ave.
Bridgeport
Gunshot
Alley
Maurice Matthews, 29
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> Follow-up coverage
5/2/12
11:52 p.m.
HV268755
1700 N. Monitor Ave.
Austin
Gunshot
Alley

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