More VIOLENCE from the "GUN FREE" Liberal utopia. A violent Saturday leaves 7 dead
A violent Saturday leaves 7 dead
Four shootings -- two of them double homicides -- and a stabbing left 7 people dead Saturday, authorities said.
In what appeared to be the last homicide of the day, a 32-year-old
man was fatally stabbed about 11:50 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood
on the South Side, police said.
The stabbing happened during a domestic argument in the 2500 block of
East 73rd Street, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron
The man, identified by the
Cook County medical examiner's office as Willie Wilson of the 2500 block
of East 73rd Street, was found unresponsive on the scene. He was
pronounced dead there at 11:55 p.m. with a stab wound to the chest.
Less than two hours earlier, about 10:05 p.m., a 38-year-old man was
killed in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, making him the
sixth person shot dead Saturday, police said.
The man, identified as Norman Stokes, of the 6700 block of S.
Aberdeen Street, died on the scene, in a vacant building in the 7000
block of South Carpenter Street, authorities said.
the second double homicide of the day, a 16-year-old boy and a
32-year-old man were gunned down about 5 p.m. in the West Garfield Park
neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
to a call of a person shot in the 4200 block of West Congress Parkway
and found the two lying dead outside on the ground, according to the
The Cook County medical examiner identified the two as
Dimitri Buford, 32, of the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street in
Chicago, and Antonio Fenner, 16, of the 4400 block of of West 15th
Street in Chicago.
No one has been arrested.
Police had the crime scene near Genevieve Melody Elementary School
taped off at least one block to the north, east and west, while
neighbors milled about to get a better look.
On West Van Buren Street, a body could be seen lying in the roadway, near the curb and a bus stop.
A man who only identified himself as the teen victim's uncle said the
boy, whose family lived nearby, had simply gone to run an errand.
"He was just going to the store," the man said. "They just killed him just like that."
Later, the man paced back and forth on the sidewalk, shaking his head in disbelief.
"He goes to school and everything," he said to a police officer.
This man and the boy were the 4th and 5th people killed Saturday, and the shooting was the city's second double homicide.
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