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Vigil Held For Murdered Chicago State University Student

26-year-old Simone McKay was found shot to death on the front porch of her home at 96th and Forest early Sunday. She had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

    Vigil Held For Murdered Chicago State University Student
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Friends and family are holding a vigil Wednesday night in honor of the Chicago State University student who was murdered in the Rosemoor neighborhood over the weekend. 26-year-old Simone McKay was found shot to death on the front porch of her home at 96th and Forest early Sunday.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

6 days ago

'My baby, my heart, my niece': Details emerge in fatal shooting of young mother

On the night of her fatal shooting, Simone McKay had left her children with relatives, away from her Far South Side home in the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue where she was found shot to death, her uncle said.

    'My baby, my heart, my niece': Details emerge in fatal shooting of young mother
    Above all else, Earl McKay wants people to know his niece was determined. "She would persevere through any challenges and obstacles," McKay said. His niece, Simone McKay, could most often be found working or studying, her uncle said. That is, when she wasn't spending time with her two children, a 5-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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'My baby, my heart, my niece': Details emerge in fatal shooting of young mother

On the night her life was cut short, Simone McKay’s children were with family members, away from the house in the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue where she was found dead, according to Earl McKay.

    'My baby, my heart, my niece': Details emerge in fatal shooting of young mother
    Above all else, Earl McKay wants people to know his niece was determined. "She would persevere through any challenges and obstacles," McKay said. His niece, Simone McKay, could most often be found working or studying, her uncle said. That is, when she wasn't spending time with her two children, a 5-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 16

Rosemoor mother shot dead on her front steps identified by authorities

Police responded to the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue just after midnight, where they pronounced McKay dead at the scene after finding her body on the front steps of her home.

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Several neighbors had seen McKay on the block but did not personally know her, saying she only moved to the location in the spring. The building was only recently rehabbed and made available for move-in. Cook County court records still have her living in the 9600 block of South Sangamon Street.

    Young mother, 26, shot dead on her front steps
    Timothy King heard a loud bang from the inside of his Far South Side home during the heavy rainstorm just after midnight Sunday. "I thought I heard what was a gunshot and since it's a thunderstorm going on, I thought maybe its just thunder," said King, 28, a music teacher.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 16

Police: Woman, 26, found shot to death in Rosemoor

A 26-year-old woman was found unresponsive Oct. 15, 2017 on a front porch in the 9600-block of South Forest Avenue.

    Police: Woman, 26, found shot to death in Rosemoor
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A woman was found shot to death early Sunday in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Officers responded to a call of a person shot shortly after 12 a.m. and found the 26-year-old woman unresponsive on a front porch in the 9600 block of South Forest, according to Chicago Police.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Oct 15

Young mother, 26, shot dead on her front steps

A woman was shot and killed in front of her children at a two-flat in the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue in Chicago, Oct. 15, 2017.

    Young mother, 26, shot dead on her front steps
    Timothy King heard a loud bang from the inside of his Far South Side home during the heavy rainstorm just after midnight Sunday. "I thought I heard what was a gunshot and since it's a thunderstorm going on, I thought maybe its just thunder," said King, 28, a music teacher.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 15

Roseland Shooting Kills Woman, 26, On Porch

At 12:01 a.m., officers were called to the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue because there were reports a woman had been shot, police said.

    Roseland Shooting Kills Woman, 26, On Porch
    CHICAGO - A 26-year-old woman was shot to death in Roseland early Sunday, police said. At 12:01 a.m., officers were called to the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue because there were reports a woman had been shot, police said. The woman was found on a front porch, police said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Oct 15

Woman, 2 teens killed in city shootings

...midnight Sunday, police said. Officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 9600 block of South Forest Avenue found the woman laying on the front steps of a home unresponsive. She was pronounced...

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About 2:30 p.m., a 24-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South Chappel Avenue in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.

...neighborhood just before 10:40 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was standing in the 5000 block of West Huron Street when he heard gunfire and realized he was hit. He went in a private vehicle...

...Side just after 2:30 p.m., police said. The man was outside in the 4500 block of West Augusta Street when a silver or light SUV drove by, and someone inside fired shots, police...

...was stabilized. Police previously said the man was 25 and the attack happened in the 4500 block of West Cortez Street...

    South Shore, West Humboldt Park shootings leave 1 dead, 1 wounded
    One man has died and another was taken to a hospital following shootings Saturday afternoon on the South and West sides.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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