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Taco truck vendor shot, robbed in Back of the Yards

The man was robbed near 48th and Throop around noon Monday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

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    Taco truck vendor shot, robbed in Back of the Yards
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating the robbery and shooting of a taco truck vendor. The man was robbed near 48th and Throop around noon Monday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The suspect demanded money and then shot the victim twice, hitting him in the arm and the back.
    http://wgntv.com

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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...

...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...

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...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...

    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.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Man and woman hit by stray bullets less than block from scene of police shooting

...Yards neighborhood, police said. A man in his 20s demanded money from him in the 4800 block of South Throop Street, and then shot him twice in the arm and back. He was taken to Stroger...

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Police are on the scene after a man and woman were shot and injured in the 2000 block of East 70th Street on July 16, 2018.

The shooting was just north of the scene where Harith Augustus, a 37-year-old barber, was shot to death by police Saturday in the 2000 block of East 71st Street.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the inner leg around 5:45 p.m. when he was walking down the street in the 7100 block of South Carpenter Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was in good condition at University of Chicago Medical Center.

Around 12:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the back in the 9900 block of South Halsted Street in the Far South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood, police said. He was in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

    Man and woman hit by stray bullets less than block from scene of police shooting
    A man and a woman were injured Monday evening by stray bullets when occupants of passing cars fired at each other about half a block from the scene of a police shooting on Saturday on the South Side, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

33 hours ago

Taco Mobil street vendor critically injured in Back of the Yards shooting

...truck every morning at about the same time every day in an alley near the 4800-block of South Throop Street.Police said that just before 12 p.m., a black male in his 20's...

    Taco street vendor critically injured in Back of the Yards shooting
    A popular street vendor who sold tacos in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood is in critical condition after being shot Monday during an armed robbery, police said. Neighbors said Jose Gomez loaded his truck every morning at about the same time every day in an alley near the 4800-block of South Throop Street.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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7 wounded in city shootings, including 3 children

Police are on scene after a man was shot on July 1, 2018 in the 4800 block of South Bishop Street.

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The shooting that injured six happened just before 10 p.m. in the 3400 block of West Walnut Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.

    7 wounded in city shootings, including 3 children
    Six people, including three children, were shot in a single attack Sunday evening on the West Side, and a man was wounded in a separate shooting on the South Side, Chicago police said. At least four of the victims were not the intended targets of the shooters, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jul 02

1 Dead, at Least 6 Injured in Chicago Shootings Sunday

A 36-year-old man is in serious condition after he was shot in the chest in the 4800 block of South Bishop at approximately 8:45 p.m. Circumstances of the shooting are unknown, according to police. 

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Just before 5 a.m. Sunday, a 32-year-old man was inside a vehicle in the 6600 block of South Western when a person began firing at the car.

Earlier Sunday, two people were injured in a shooting in the 1900 block of North Lawndale, according to police.

A 31-year-old man was shot four times in the leg in the 1400 block of South Kolin, according to police. Neither the victim nor witnesses would cooperate with authorities, and the victim is in serious condition at Mount Sinai.

An argument broke out in the 300 block of East 75th Street at approximately 2:20 a.m., and a 44-year-old man was injured when...

During an argument in the 400 block of North McClurg Court just after 5 a.m., a person pulled out a gun and began shooting at a 40-year-old man, hitting him in the arm. The victim was taken to Rush Hospital and was listed in good condition, according to police.

    1 Dead, at Least 6 Injured in Chicago Shootings Sunday
    A 32-year-old man is dead and at least six other people have been wounded in Sunday shootings across the city of Chicago. Just before 5 a.m. Sunday, a 32-year-old man was inside a vehicle in the 6600 block of South Western when a person began firing at the car.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

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