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Rapper killed a week after posting video making fun of rival gang

Around 1:35 a.m. Friday, he was with a friend in the 4800 block of North Kenmore Avenue when a gunman walked up and started shooting, authorities said. Thomas was hit twice in the back and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 3:01 a.m.

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...In February 2014, a masked gunman opened fire at a McDonald's restaurant at Pratt Boulevard and Clark Street.  Markeyo Carr, 17, who had grabbed a few bucks from his mother before heading to...

• In July, a man fired shots in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue and hit Wil Lewis in the back and the head as he waited for a bus.  The 28-year-old was about to start a new job as a photographer.  He was killed less than a mile from his home.

Most recently, he was among roughly 30 people charged after a SWAT team was involved in a five-hour standoff at his home in the 6300 block of North Lakewood Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood. Court records show he was charged with disorderly conduct and marijuana possession, both misdemeanors.

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DeWalt is Black and Tan striped, very long and lean. 13lbs. Very friendly. He's been gone for 2 days. Ravenswood area. Please message me if you've seen him.

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Chicago rapper shot and killed

20-year-old Shaquon Thomas went by the name “Young Pappy. He was gunned down on in the 4800 block of North Kenmore in the city’s Uptown neighborhood early Friday morning.

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Taste of Chicago 2015 Touts 19 Rookies in 60-Vendor Food Lineup

Iyanze, 4623 N. Broadway St. — World Tour Taste

Jin Ju Restaurant, 5203 N. Clark St. — World Tour Taste

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Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill, 1535 W. Madison St. — Classic Chicago Taste

BJ's Market & Bakery, 8734 S. Stony Island Ave. — Taste of the Sea

Bobak Sausage Co., 5275 S. Archer Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Caffe Gelato, 2034 W. Division St. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, 300 W. 26th St. — World Tour Taste

Chicago's Dog House. 816 W. Fullerton Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Churro Factory, 3755 W. Armitage Ave. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Connie's Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Dia De Los Tamales, 939 W. 18th St. — World Tour Taste

Eli's Cheesecake Co., 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. — Classic Chicago Taste

Emerald Isle, 6686 N. Northwest Hwy. — Classic Chicago Taste

Farmer's Fridge, 111 E. Wacker Dr. — Epicurean Taste

Franco's Ristorante, 300 W. 31st St. — World Tour Taste

Gold Coast Dogs, 225 S. Canal St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Kasia's Deli, 2101 W. Chicago Ave. — World Tour Taste

La Bomba Restaurant, 3221 W. Armitage Ave. — World Tour Taste

La Mexicana, 4171 S. Archer Ave. — World Tour Taste

Lawrence's Fish & Shrimp, 2120 S. Canal St. — Taste of the Sea

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, 805 S. State St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Miller's Pub, 134 S. Wabash Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Oak Street Beach Café, 5700 S. Cicero Ave. — Taste of the Sea

O'Briens Restaurant, 1528 N. Wells St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Porkchop, 941 W. Randolph St. — Epicurean Taste

Punky's Pizza & Pasta, 2600 S. Wallace St. — World Tour Taste

Ricobene's on 26th Street, 252 W. 26th St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Star of Siam, 11 E. Illinois St. — World Tour Taste

The Fudge Pot, 1532 N. Wells St. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Tuscany, 1014 W. Taylor St. — World Tour Taste

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant, 6232 N. Broadway St. — World Tour Taste

Burger Bar Chicago, 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize, 2518 W. 63rd St. — World Tour Taste

Haire's Gulf Shrimp, 8112 S. Vincennes Ave. — Taste of the Sea

Luke's Lobster, 134 N. LaSalle St. — Taste of the Sea

Old Crow Smokehouse, 3506 N. Clark St. — Epicurean Taste

Riva, 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier — Taste of the Sea

Sono Wood Fired, 1582 N. Clybourn Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Stan's Donuts & Coffee, 1506 N. Damen Ave. — Sweet Tooth Taste

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1 dead, 15 hurt in shootings across Chicago

The man was on a sidewalk in the 4800 block of North Kenmore Avenue when an attacker stepped out of a vehicle and fired shots at him, Gaines said.

At the scene, police officers blocked off a block of Kenmore Avenue north of Lawrence Avenue with yellow tape. Officers shone flashlights, looking for evidence in the grass near the parkway...

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Members of the Chicago Police Department talk with a man at the scene of a triple shooting on the 2100 block of East 67th Street on May 28, 2015.

Two men, ages 25 and 31, as well as two 22-year-old women were standing on a sidewalk in a group in the 6200 block of South Honore Street when they heard gunshots and realized they were struck, police said.

The man was a passenger in a vehicle going westbound in the 5800 block of South Wentworth Avenue, traveling northbound on Wentworth, when a dark-colored sedan pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots, Alfaro said.

Around 5:30 p.m., a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy were injured in the 800 block of East 65th Street in the Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.

Earlier at 3:50 p.m., two men were shot in the 7400 block of South Colfax Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.

A 28-year-old man was walking in the 3100 block of North Lavergne Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood about 2:40 p.m., police said. He got into an argument with another man, who took out a handgun and shot the 28-year-old in the leg, police said.

The shooting happened in the 1300 block of West Pratt Boulevard, police said.

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