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Taco vendor's shooting linked to other Back of the Yards robberies, police say

...he loads his truck around the same time every day in an alley in the 4800-block of South Elizabeth Street in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.Police said a gunman approached Gomez and...

...earlier this month.The robberies happened:-about 5:50 p.m. June 28 in the 900 block of West 50th Street;-about 3:10 p.m. July 3 in the 4800 block of South Justine;-about...

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...900 block of West 50th Street;-about 3:10 p.m. July 3 in the 4800 block of South Justine;-about 6:30 p.m. July 8 in the 900 block of West 50th Street...

    Police: Taco vendor's shooting linked to other Back of the Yards robberies
    A dangerous armed robber could be on the loose on Chicago's South Side. Police said the shooting of a street food vendor is one of four others in the same area. Jose Gomez, 34, sells tacos out of his truck, the Taco Mobil, to support his wife and two young children.
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