Tracking homicides in Chicago

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Showing 8 homicides since Jan. 1, 2006.

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Rudy Avina, 43
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5/30/15
1:06 a.m.
HY280557
900 W. 18th St.
Lower West Side
Stabbing
Tavern
Michael Ricks, 36
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3/28/15
2:13 a.m.
HY201146
2200 S. Michigan Ave.
Near South Side
Gunshot
Tavern
Richard Velasquez, 24
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7/20/14
2:35 a.m.
HX352383
4400 S. Kedzie Ave.
Brighton Park
Gunshot
Tavern
Elsaleem Mannie-El, 35
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1/25/14
12:52 a.m.
HX126764
5100 S. Union Ave.
New City
Gunshot
Tavern
Todd Wood, 40
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6/16/13
12:42 a.m.
HW320659
900 E. 79th St.
Greater Grand Crossing
Gunshot
Tavern
David Parker, 29 1/6/07
HN110895
1200 E. 93rd St.
Burnside
Gunshot
Tavern
Willie Posey, 26
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12/16/06
1:31 a.m.
HM777043
700 N. Clark St.
Near North Side
Gunshot
Tavern
Marcus Johnson, 24
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1/29/06
2:12 a.m.
HM150929
2100 S. Wabash Ave.
Near South Side
Gunshot
Tavern

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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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