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Homenajean a veterano víctima de la violencia, quien trabajaba para mejorar la comunidad

...os, fue baleado la madrugada del 13 de agosto mientras conducía en la cuadra 5200 S. Pulaski Rd. Una camioneta se le emparejó y sus ocupantes le hicieron señales de pandillas, seg...

    Homenajean a veterano víctima de la violencia, quien trabajaba para mejorar la comunidad
    Abner García será recordado como hijo, hermano, veterano, buen estudiante, y como mentor de jóvenes en situaciones de riesgo u otros involucrados en pandillas. Más de 200 personas, entre familiares, amigos, y jóvenes a los que asesoraba, se manifestaron contra la violencia en su memoria, el 21 de agosto, cerca del sitio donde fue asesinado hace poco más de una semana.
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Police: 2 dead, 7 wounded in overnight shootings

About 1:40 a.m., a 23-year-old man was driving south in the 5200 block of South Pulaski when a van pulled up alongside and someone flashed gang signs. The two began to...

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A man and woman were driving eastbound in the 3300 block of West North Avenue and, while they were stopped at a red light, another car pulled up next to them and a suspect shot them, according to police.

The teen was shot in the chest and right leg in the 700 block of West 66th Place, police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The shooting may have been a drive-by.

A 34-year-old man was standing on the porch of a residence in the 4700 block of West Gladys about 3:22 a.m. when a suspect fired shots and then ran. He was shot in the abdomen and leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, according to police.

A 23-year-old was driving in the 3400 block of West Fullerton about 2:06 a.m. when he heard gunfire and felt pain, police said. He suffered a graze wound to his head and took himself to Norwegian American Hospital. He was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

The 33-year-old was standing on the rear porch of a home in the 1200 block of South Avers about 11:45 p.m. when he was shot twice in the abdomen, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Two men, both 20, were in the 2500 block of South California about 9 p.m. when two other males walked up and shot them. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. One man was shot in the left leg and the other in the right leg. Their conditions had stabilized.

    Police: 2 dead, 7 wounded in overnight shootings
    Two people were killed and at least seven others were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday night and early Saturday, police said. Two people were shot, one fatally, in Humboldt Park about 11:35 p.m., authorities said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • celi01- are you implying that was only active when he was 14. Must have done something to still be targeted by rivals.

  • The shooter has not been caught and cannot even be identified bc it happened so fast. If it was rivals wouldn't they have wanted to make that known?
    I don't know everything or have answers but I do know that if we all United and work towards getting these young kids off the streets we can lessen the amount of people joining gangs. Who knows maybe in another 15 years have them off the streets completely. When you know better, you do better!

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Army vet, mentor shot and killed in Chicago

According to police, Abner was in a car with two friends, stopped at 52nd and Pulaski about 1:30 a.m. Saturday when a silver minivan pulled up.  Someone inside that van fired just one shot, hitting Garcia in the head.

    Army vet, mentor shot and killed in Chicago
    CHICAGO -- Friends and family are mourning the death of an Army veteran who was shot and killed over the weekend. At 23, Abner Garcia had served his country in the Army. He came home to serve his community in Chicago and mentored at-risk youth with the YMCA.
    http://cltv.com

Aug 15

Army Veteran, Y Mentor Abner Garcia Killed After Gang Signs Flashed at Car

At 1:40 a.m. Saturday morning, Abner was driving with two people in the 5200 block of South Pulaski Road when a van pulled beside them and people inside the van flashed gang signs at his car. The people in the cars began to argue and someone in the van opened a door and shot at Abner's car.

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Abner, of the 5400 block of South Luna Avenue, was attending University of Illinois at Chicago with the hopes of becoming a Chicago Police officer, family said.

    Army Veteran, Y Mentor Abner Garcia Killed After Gang Signs Flashed at Car
    WEST ELSDON - A 23-year-old Army veteran who reportedly mentored young people at the YMCA died hours after being shot in his head in West Elsdon Saturday morning, officials said. At 1:40 a.m., Abner Garcia was driving with two people in the 5200 block of South Pulaski Road when a van pulled beside them and people inside the van flashed gang signs at the victim's car.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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Veterano del Ejército muere tras regresar a Chicago, donde esperaba combatir la violencia

...la 1:40 am del sábado mientras conducía al sur en la cuadra 5200 S. Pulaski Rd. Una camioneta se detuvo al lado de su auto y sus pasajeros hicieron señales...

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García, quien vivía en la cuadra 5400 S. Luna Ave., en el barrio de Garfield Ridge, al suroeste Chicago, estudió en la secundaria Curie Metropolitan...

    Veterano del Ejército muere tras regresar a Chicago, donde esperaba combatir la violencia
    CHICAGO - Abner García, tenía sólo 19 años cuando le anunció a su madre, Elizabeth Juárez, su decisión de alistarse en el Ejército. "Yo lo apoyé. Quería que se fuera. No le dije que me daba temor. No le dije que tenía miedo", contó Juárez. "Sólo quería que saliera de Chicago ...
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