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Life and death in Back of the Yards: 'We were born into it'

The Lopez family has lived around 49th Street and Winchester Avenue since early in the last decade, and some have joined gangs, according to Lopez's older brother Antonio.

...can happen, you know?" Ortega said. "Once I was waiting on a bus stop on 47th and Damen, there was two cars chasing each other. One got on the sidewalk right where I...

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"Units in 17, couple calls of shots fired," a dispatcher said over the radio. "3200 Montrose. 3200 Montrose. Now we're getting a person shot. 3200, 3224 Montrose at the funeral home, gang-related, person shot, multiple calls."

"Units in 17, couple calls of shots fired," a dispatcher said over the radio. "3200 Montrose. 3200 Montrose. Now we're getting a person shot. 3200, 3224 Montrose at the funeral home, gang-related, person shot, multiple calls."

    Life and death in Back of the Yards: 'We were born into it'
    Ismael Lopez lived and died in a small patch of Back of the Yards thick with homicide memorials and gang graffiti. That he was killed there was not surprising. In the past 3 1/2 years, more than 150 people have been shot in this area measuring a mile by a mile and a half, according to data compiled by the Tribune.
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