Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 4 homicides since Jan. 1, 2006.

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Derrick Smith, 28
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11/18/07
5:33 a.m.
HN713951
1900 W. Washington Blvd.
Near West Side
Gunshot
CHA Hallway
Frank Root, 34 1/2/07
2:58 p.m.
HN102609
2300 S. State St.
Near South Side
Gunshot
CHA Hallway
Tyrice HIll, 30
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12/30/06
3:21 p.m.
HM801741
2300 S. State St.
Near South Side
Gunshot
CHA Hallway
Richard Wilkens, 43
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5/12/06
3:57 a.m.
HM345333
400 W. Chicago Ave.
Near North Side
Stabbing
CHA Hallway

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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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