Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 12 homicides in July 2015

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Name Unknown, 16
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7/6/15 7900 S. Merrill Ave.
South Chicago
Gunshot
Name Unknown, 23
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7/5/15 4400 N. Kimball Ave.
Albany Park
Gunshot
Name Unknown, 26
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7/5/15 7700 S. South Shore Drive
South Shore
Gunshot
John L. Hunter, 25
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7/5/15 8800 S. Bishop St.
Auburn Gresham
Willie Hunter, 31
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7/5/15 8800 S. Bishop St.
Auburn Gresham
Anthony Strong, 48
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7/5/15 9200 S. Harper Ave.
Calumet Heights
Gunshot
Amari Brown, 7
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7/4/15 1100 N. Harding Ave.
Humboldt Park
Gunshot
Joseph Gutierrez, 20
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7/3/15 2700 S. Karlov Ave.
South Lawndale
Gunshot
Jose Hernandez, 26
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7/3/15 4900 S. Justine St.
New City
Gunshot
Grover Tate, 46
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7/3/15 9100 S. Ashland Ave.
Washington Heights
Gunshot
Vonzell Banks, 17
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7/3/15 4300 S. King Drive
Grand Boulevard
Gunshot
Name Unknown, 50
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7/1/15 3600 W. 16th St.
North Lawndale
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Tracking homicides in Chicago is an ongoing project of the RedEye. This site is updated regularly with information from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, the Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Breaking News Center. Information is subject to change. Data points appear Thursdays in RedEye’s print edition.

EveryBlock was a source for 2008 homicide data.

dataSteal the data that drives this application

This application is based on Homicide Report, created for the Los Angeles Times by Ken Schwencke. It was adapted for use in Chicago by Ryan Mark, Chris Groskopf, Joe Germuska and Brian Boyer.

Tracy Swartz wrangles the data and writes the posts.

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