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Recent Chicago Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities

Watkins, of the 8100 block of South Bennett in South Shore, was charged with the murder of Harris, fleeing police, and driving without a license or insurance. At a hearing on July 13, he was ordered held without bail.

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63rd Street near Ellis, where Dillan Harris was fatally struck. Image: Google Maps

...away from the location where local rapper Marvin “Capo” Carr had just been murdered, at 77th and Kingston in South Shore, according to prosecutors. Watkins then entered a red Toyota Avalon and drove...

The 5300 block of North Central Avenue, where a pedestrian was fatally struck. Image: Google Maps

At 4:48 p.m., motorist Alejandro Rosas, 27, struck the pedestrian on the 3500 block of North Central Avenue, police said. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, pending notification of kin...

Rosas, of the 6400 block of North Glenwood in Rogers Park, was cited for driving without insurance and failure to exercise due care for a pedestrian in the roadway, police said. A court date is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25.

Western and Congress, where a man walking a bicycle was struck and killed, from the driver’s perspective. Image: Google Maps

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    Dillan Harris, a 13-month-old boy who was sitting in a stroller, was run over and killed by a driver who was being chased by police in the wake of a gunshot murder, prosecutors said.
    http://chi.streetsblog.org

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Police: 1 killed, 5 wounded in Tuesday shootings

A 21-year-old woman was with a group of people on the front porch of a home in the 8100 block of South Burnham when a light-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said.

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A 40-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 400 block of South Paulina and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said.

Just before 9 p.m., a 21-year-old man was at a gas station in the 300 block of South Cicero when a group of people walked up and a fight started, police said. During the fight, someone in the group shot him in the arm and right leg.

He was standing in the 5600 block of South Kedzie about 2:40 p.m. when he was approached by several males who asked him about his gang affiliation, police said.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the shoulder in the 4300 block of North Ridgeway and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition. A police source said the injured man is a documented gang member.

    Police: 1 killed, 5 wounded in Tuesday shootings
    A man was killed and at least five other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday, police said. The fatal shooting happened about 2:20 p.m. on the Near West Side. A 40-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 400 block of South Paulina and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said.
    http://www.myfoxchicago.com

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1 dead, 5 wounded in city shootings

She was sitting on a porch in the 8100 block of South Burnham Avenue when a light-colored SUV drove up and someone inside fired shots. She was shot...

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The man was found with a gunshot wound to his chest near Paulina and Van Buren streets and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was in the 6300 block of South Artesian Avenue at about 12:05 a.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, Greer said. He was struck in the face and armpit and sustained a graze wound to his shoulder. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and his condition was stabilized.

A 21-year-old man was getting gas at a gas station in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue when a car drove up and he began fighting with the people inside, Gaines said. Shots were fired and he was hit in the arm and the leg. He was taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

According to preliminary information, the boy was approached by a group of males in the 5600 block of South Kedzie Avenue. After they asked about the boy's gang affiliation, one of them pulled out a...

    Boy, 16, wounded in Gage Park shooting
    A 16-year-old boy was wounded Tuesday afternoon in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Gage Park neighborhood. According to preliminary information, the boy was approached about 2:40 p.m. by a group of males in the 5600 block of South Kedzie Avenue.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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