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Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 11 homicides since Jan. 1, 2007.

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story
Date, time +
case number
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Locale
Maurice Vortes, 28
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12/29/11
9 p.m.
HT652289
1500 S. Kedzie Ave.
North Lawndale
Gunshot
Small retail store
Clifton Lewis, 41
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12/29/11
8:32 p.m.
HT652264
1200 N. Austin Blvd.
None
Gunshot
Small retail store
Weam Salem, 25
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11/2/11
9:28 p.m.
HT572234
500 E. 130th St.
Riverdale
Gunshot
Small retail store
Michael Banks, 30
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11/2/11
9:28 p.m.
HT572234
500 E. 130th St.
Riverdale
Gunshot
Small retail store
Ihab Arafen, 45
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11/2/11
9:28 p.m.
HT572234
500 E. 130th St.
Riverdale
Gunshot
Small retail store
Alex Spikes, 17
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11/2/11
9:28 p.m.
HT572234
500 E. 130th St.
Riverdale
Gunshot
Small retail store
Jennifer Clark, 24
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11/1/09
1:05 a.m.
HR619611
5300 W. Division St.
Austin
Gunshot
Small retail store
Michael Norton, 55
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5/14/09
7:20 p.m.
HR321154
4700 W. North Ave.
Austin
Gunshot
Small retail store
Martece Glass, 18
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2/26/08
2:47 p.m.
HP195743
8000 S. Ashland Ave.
Auburn Gresham
Gunshot
Small retail store
Brandon Foster, 25
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12/13/07
4:58 p.m.
HN757459
1 S. Kostner Ave.
West Garfield Park
Gunshot
Small retail store
Howard Long, 22
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11/23/07
12:53 p.m.
HN723010
2500 W. 63rd St.
Chicago Lawn
Gunshot
Small retail store

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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.