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Man Shot To Death By Chicago Police In Pilsen

Valadez and the officer pursued the vehicle in their squad car to the intersection of 19th and Ashland, where the vehicle hit several parked cars, according to police.

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Ogden District Cmdr. Frank Valadez and an officer assigned to the district were on patrol near 23rd and Wood about 1:30 a.m. when they saw someone firing shots from one vehicle into another, according to a statement from Police News Affairs.

    Man Shot To Death By Chicago Police In Pilsen
    (STMW) - A man was shot and killed by Chicago Police early Saturday in the Pilsen neighborhood. Ogden District Cmdr. Frank Valadez and an officer assigned to the district were on patrol near 23rd and Wood about 1:30 a.m. when they saw someone firing shots from one vehicle into another, according to a statement from Police News Affairs.
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1 killed in police-involved shooting in Pilsen

...reversed to strike Cmdr. Valadez and the officer as they attempted to intercept it near 19th and Ashland, police said.The officers then fired their weapons, fatally striking the driver of the vehicle...

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...Commander Frank Valadez and an officer pursued a vehicle after observing shots being fired near 23rd and Wood Street around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then struck several parked cars and allegedly...

    1 killed in police-involved shooting in Pilsen
    One person was killed in a police-involved shooting in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, police said.
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9 wounded in South, West side shootings

• Around 12:15 a.m. Friday, a 50-year-old man was wounded in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side, Gaines said.  He was walking through an alley in the 1600 block of South Blue Island Avenue when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside began firing shots, Gaines said.

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The man was in the 2800 block of West Fillmore Street when he was shot in the chest. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, Gaines said.

The two men were standing outside in the 1500 block of North Linder Avenue when someone in a group of people on the corner across the street fired gunshots, Greer said.

The man was a passenger in the back seat of a car headed west in the 6700 block of South Wabash Avenue when someone walked up and fired, Greer said.

• About 3:45 p.m., a 48-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the 3400 block of West Lexington Street in the Homan Square neighborhood, according to police.  He was  taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, according to Officer Nicole Trainor, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

• Earlier, in the West Englewood neighbohrood, two men were shot about 1:30 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Honore Street.

-- A  31-year-old man was wounded around 7:30 a.m. on the 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago police spokesman.

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    My Jeep that I worked my butt off for was stolen from Blue Island and 16th 8/24/15. Iv'e been robbed, car broken into, and jumped in the time Iv'e lived here. Pilsen is a sh*thole.

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Person shot by Chicago police in Heart of Chicago

Valadez and the officer pursued the vehicle to engage those who fired shots. Near the intersection of 19th and Ashland, the vehicle struck several parked cars, according to the statement.

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...saw someone fire shots from a vehicle into another occupied vehicle near the corner of 23rd and Wood streets, according to a statement form the Chicago Police Department...

    Person shot by Chicago cop in Heart of Chicago
    A Chicago police officer shot a person early Saturday morning in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the Lower West Side, police said. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of West 19th Street, said Larry Merritt, a spokesman for the Independent Police Review Authority.
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Person shot by Chicago cop in Heart of Chicago

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of West 19th Street, said Larry Merritt, a spokesman for the Independent Police Review Authority.

    Person shot by Chicago cop in Heart of Chicago
    A Chicago police officer shot a person early Saturday morning in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the Lower West Side, police said. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of West 19th Street, said Larry Merritt, a spokesman for the Independent Police Review Authority.
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Hernandez, of the 1400 block of West 18th Street, was charged with first-degree murder. Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil on Thursday ordered him held in lieu of $1 million bail.

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Jeremy Salinas, 17, was fatally shot in a drive-by attack about 8:35 p.m. on June 10 as he stood with a group of friends in the 900 block of West 32nd Place, according to police and prosecutors.

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    Heart and Soul August 2015 airs Saturday, August 29 at 6:00 PM
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Boykin will be joined by leaders of the Latino community at a news conference Wednesday calling on a change in the medical examiner's practice. The news conference will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Casa Michoacan Community Center, 1638 S. Blue Island Ave. in Chicago.

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The 10 Best Burlesque Troupes And Venues In Chicago

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Free Kids Classes for Pilsen Kids at VIP PAINTS

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My business VIP PAINTS would love to give back to the Pilsen Community by offering free kids general painting classes on weekends!!!  All classes are up to 90 min and you can bring snacks.  Limited seats available. When booking make sure to mention code "PilsenKids" to receive the class for free.

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Hello My Fellow Neighbors of Pilsen,

My business VIP PAINTS would love to give back to the Pilsen Community by offering free kids general painting classes on weekends!!!  All classes are up to 90 min and you can bring snacks.  Limited seats available. When booking make sure to mention code "PilsenKids" to receive the class for free.

To book first check for dates online at http://www.VIPPAINTS.COM then call 773-980-9766  or email chicago@vippaints.com

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My fellow Pilsen neighbors can receive  $25 off ANY general class by using promo code "Pilsen" online at http://www.VIPPAINTS.COM

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