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Father shot dead 6 days after son slain: 'It hurts so much'

That shooting happened just before 6 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Lexington Street and California Avenue. Six others were also injured in what police said was a drive-by shooting.

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Sam Walker, 34, known by friends as “Boolord,” was found shot several times in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street about 9 a.m. and died on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said Walker was connected to gangs but it was unclear what led to the shooting.

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Man shot dead 6 days after son killed on West Side

That shooting happened just before 6 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Lexington Street and California Avenue. Six others were also injured in what police said was a drive-by shooting.

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Sam Walker, 34, known by friends as “Boolord,” was found shot multiple times in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street about 9 a.m. and died on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said Walker was gang-affiliated, but it’s unclear what led to the shooting.

Hundreds of pallets and at least six semi-trailers are on fire at 2525 West 25th Street in the Little Village neighborhood late Thursday evening.

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Top restaurants in Ukrainian Village

4. Fiore’s Domestic Import Deli, 2258 W. Erie St.

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1. Yuzu Sushi & Robata Grill, 1715 W. Chicago Ave.

2. A Tavola, 2148 W. Chicago Ave.

3. Fatso’s Last Stand, 2258 W. Chicago Ave.

5. Rich’s Deli, 857 N. Western Ave.

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Man Gunned Down In Humboldt Park Less Than a Week After His Son Was Killed

About 6 p.m., Samuel Jr. was standing with a group of people in the 700 block of South California Avenue when someone opened fire, shooting seven people. He was shot in his head and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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At 9:23 a.m., 34-year-old Samuel Walker Sr. was being chased on foot by a gunman in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street when he was shot in his head and body, police said.

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Man shot dead 6 days after son killed on West Side

W Lexington St & S California Ave, Chicago, IL, 60612, United States

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4100 W Crystal St, Chicago, IL, 60651, United States

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Man shot dead 6 days after son killed on West Side

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1 dead, 4 wounded in Thursday shootings across city

Walker is the father of 13-year-old Samuel Walker, who was fatally shot last Friday when someone opened fire on a group in the 700 block of South California Avenue, authorities said.

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The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. at the ArrowStream company on the 17th floor of a building at 231 S. LaSalle St., police said.

Samuel Walker, 34, was running from an armed male who was shooting at him in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street at 9:23 a.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

A 24-year-old man was in the 8700 block of South Escanaba Avenue when a gunman walked up and fired several shots, police said.

A 20-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 2900 block of East 83rd Street and taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

The 18-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 11100 block of South Edbrooke Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain to his buttocks, police said. He was taken to Roseland Hospital before he was transferred to Christ, where his condition had stabilized.

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Source: Father of slain teen fatally shot in Humboldt Park

A police source said the man is the father of Samuel Walker, who was fatally shot last Friday when someone opened fire on a group in the 700 block of South California.

The younger Walker, of the 3000 block of West Flournoy, was shot in the head and died at the scene, officials said.

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The shooting happened at 9:23 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Crystal, police News Affairs Officer Ana Pachecho said.

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Father, son killed in separate shootings within a week

...who was fatally shot last Friday when someone opened fire on a group in the 700 block of South California Avenue, according to a police source. Six other people, including two other teenage boys, were wounded...

...gathering for youth to pray and play games, the Sun-Times reported.Walker, of the 3000 block of West Flournoy Street, was shot in the head and died at the scene, the medical examiner's office...

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...Walker, 34, was running from an armed male who was shooting at him in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street at 9:23 a.m., according to police and a spokesman for the Cook County...

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Source: Father of slain teen shot in Humboldt Park

A police source said the man shot is the father of 13-year-old Samuel Walker, who was fatally shot last Friday when someone opened fire on a group in the 700 block of South California Avenue.

Walker, of the 3000 block of West Flournoy Street, was shot in the head and died at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said.

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The shooting happened at 9:23 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street, police News Affairs Officer Ana Pachecho said.

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The Best Things to Do in Chicago This August, in One Giant List

...any contemporary indie act. English rocker Steve Winwood opens. $51.50–$131.50. United Center, 1901 W. Madison. unitedcenter.com

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...on Europe’s early response to Nazism. Matt Hawkins directs. $24–$28. Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway. strawdog.org

Through 8/24 Tommy Lee Johnston’s new comedy centers on a painfully shy 30-year-old named Jack who gets a job at a retirement home. When the residents take him under their collective wing, it’s heartwarming life lessons all around. $25–$35. Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr. redtwist.org

...group. Needless to say, things do not go as planned. $20–$86. Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted. steppenwolf.org

...in the Midwest thanks to Sideshow Theatre Company. $20–$25. Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater 2433 N. Lincoln. sideshowtheatre.org

...goods somehow darkens to include murder, mayhem, and lethal cake balls. $5–$20. Prop Theater, 3502 N. Elston. thefactorytheater.com

...also see the plays divvied up into smaller chunks of time. $30–$75. Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee. the-hypocrites.com

...a paper-thin love story involving the man behind the mole. $250–$350. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. lookingglasstheatre.org

...for an array of women, ranging from society ladies to prostitutes. $20–$28. Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. eclipsetheatre.com

...immigrants working there. Foss aims for the same heart-wrenching, stomach-turning impact. Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway. publicaccesstheatre.org

Through 8/3 Kaiser Ahmed directs the Chicago premiere of Sam Shepard’s 2000 eruption between volatile, combative siblings as they sift through the belongings of their late alcoholic father, who lived in a rundown desert home. $28–$32. Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand. theartistichome.org

...Company (see “What to Do in Chicago in April - Theatre: Comedies”). $37–$50. Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. timelinetheatre.com

...s earlier Reasons to Be Pretty (produced at Profiles in 2011). $30–$40. Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway...

...debility than how it affects her complicated yet enduring marriage. $20–22. Steep Theatre Company, 1115 W. Berwyn. steeptheatre.com

...both of whom are seeking solace amid an atmosphere of destruction. $20. Christ Lutheran Church, 4541 N. Spaulding. halcyontheatre.org...

...former featherweight boxer Berry Gordy, Jr. $30–$138. Broadway in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph. broadwayinchicago.com

...enthusiasts, and anyone whose heart is two sizes too small. $18–$28. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand. chicagoshakes.com

...the latest of its impeccably sung, indomitably upbeat musical offerings. $55–$65. Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark. blackensembletheater.org

...s planners set the course for making In C an annual thing. $35–$40. Constellation, 3111 N. Western. constellation-chicago.com

St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron. rushhour.org

...of “Lips Like Sugar”? Today the band tours on a new album, Meteorites. $30. Metro, 3730 N. Clark. metrochicago.com

8/3 at 8 The Irish rockabilly singer and multi-instrumentalist puts a sonic twist on the thoroughly aped sound of Memphis and the American South with traditional instruments such as the bodhrán and jazz-inspired flourishes. $25. Park West, 322 W. Armitage. jamusa.com

...that’s a strong enough profile to sell out theatres. $38.50. The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. thechicagotheatre.com

...a sweaty post-Lolla dance party, this is the place to be. Sold out. Aragon, 1106 W Lawrence. aragon.com

...lead the youth culture charge. Sold out except for $3,600 platinum package. Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph. lollapalooza.com

...Alex Wiley, making his first big festival debut. $149 for three-day passes. Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph. northcoastfestival.com

...the air at the Pritzker’s breezy confines. $25–$59.50. Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph. jamusa.com

...the South Loop at Columbia College’s Papermaker’s Garden, with objects in the gallery. 619 S. Wabash. colum.edu/ADGallery

...stars Ivan Brunetti and Onsmith and some newcomers from Columbia College’s comic art program. 618 S. Michigan. colum.edu/deps

...of free-flowing energy. Also showing: new work by Tiffany Pascal and Lynn Christine Kelly. 2156 N. Damen. arcgallery.org

...less inclined to invest in experimental electronic art, Bartlett also shows new collages and drawings. 8 S. Michigan, SUITE 620. bgfa.us

...accidental death of thousands of migratory birds as they smash into the city’s skyscrapers. 217 N. Carpenter. chicagoartistscoalition.org

...everything from the “stupid to the sublime.” (Think Joseph Cornell with a sense of humor.) 2124 N. Damen. firecatprojects.org

5020 S. Cornell. hydeparkart.org

Through 8/16 Bourque, Bondgren & Bourbon. Using high-key color and collage, the painters Rob Bondgren and Loretta Bourque create highly charged portraits of gender identities, from the gay male and feminine perspectives. 327 N. Aberdeen. lindawarrenprojects.com

1542 N. Milwaukee. lvl3gallery.com

Through 8/16 Bernard Williams: The Dark Came Down. One can always expect to see formal innovations in a Williams exhibition. New work includes glossy black car bumpers clumped into impressive arrangements on the walls, like giant plastic gargoyle faces. 835 W. Washington. thomasmccormick.com

...seem to slide off the walls, crawl on the floor, and interact with sculptural objects. 1431 W. Chicago. themissionprojects.com

...these curios—all crafted by women (Lilli Carré, Laura Davis, Carol Jackson, and Diane Simpson). 2154 W. Division. moniquemeloche.com

...comeback for him. Also showing: new works by sculptor Lucy Slivinski and painter Ann Worthing. 942 W. Lake. packergallery.com

...heavy doses of humor and horror. A stolen magic bear suit drives the plot here. 1000 N. California. peanutgallerychicago.com

...into brushstrokes. Contorted poses lend a psychological dimension. Also showing: new paintings by Greg Murr. 210 W. Superior. perimetergallery.com

8/1–30 Bob Palmieri: Lies. It’s no wonder that Palmieri’s photographs depict musicians in spirited performance or candid repose, for the photographer is a musician, too. His empathetic vision extends to architectural details and urban inhabitants. 300 W. Superior. rangefindergallery.com

8/16 Summer Shorts. Sometimes a backyard is the perfect site for a summer outdoor theatre. This intimate new series showcases a curated selection of art films and literary reading performances by Chicagoans. (Rain date is 8/17). 1625 N. Richmond. summershortschicago.tumblr.com

...these prints will open your eyes and mind to artistic innovations happening across the pond. 845 W. Washington. westernexhibitions.com

...show, juried by the University of Chicago’s Monika Szewczyk, examines the power of text. 685 N. Milwaukee. womanmade.org

111 S. Michigan. artic.edu

...immense contribution to the design field. Rick Valicenti, founder of the design firm Thirst, curates. 78 E. Washington. chicagoculturalcenter.org

...typography. A historical overview of Chicago design innovations complements the new projects. Block Thirty Seven, 108 N. State. chidm.com

...Also showing: Fires Will Burn: Politically Engaged Art from the Permanent Collection (through 12/21). 935 W. Fullerton. museums.depaul.edu

...but the standout may be Haw, whose powerful portraits express everything from womanhood to mortality. 100 W. Randolph. museum.state.il.us

...crumbs and dust left over from those who came before us. Spare, haunting images predominate. 600 S. Michigan. mocp.org

...homegrown glitch art movement. Expect lots of artfully manipulated GIFs, bent circuits, and static noise. 2320 W. Chicago. uima-chicago.org

...60 now-iconic photos. Mon–Sat 9:30–4:30, Sun 12–5. $12–$14. 1601 N. Clark. chicagohistory.org

...just for one day. The colorful paintings include diverse techniques, from mosaic to textile design. 3015 W. Division. iprac.org

...a million people each year, making it one of the largest festivals in the Midwest. 1400 W. Cermak. fiestadelsol.org

Through 9/14 Learn and execute new dance steps to a live band or people-watch like crazy at this popular city-sponsored dance party. Free. Grant Park, Spirit of Music Garden, 601 S. Michigan. cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_summerdance.html

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Report: A Week After Teen Slain, Father Shot And Killed

A police source said the man shot is the father of 13-year-old Samuel Walker, who was fatally shot last Friday when someone opened fire on a group in the 700 block of South California Avenue.

Walker, of the 3000 block of West Flournoy Street, was shot in the head and died at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said.

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The shooting happened at 9:23 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Crystal Street, police News Affairs Officer Ana Pachecho said.

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Chicagoan Anthony Davis now a key piece for Team USA

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