BY MICHAEL LANSU
Homicide Watch Chicago Editor
Five people were killed by violence throughout the city last week.
Two men have been charged with murder in separate killings — an alleged North Side drug deal and a Southwest Side domestic incident.
The most recent murder happened when Tyshon Anderson was shot to death in the first-floor hallway of a building in the 2700 block of East 80th Street about 11:05 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.
Anderson, 18, of who lived on the block, was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died less than an hour later, authorities said.
In the South Deering neighborhood, Jeffery Whiters was shot to death on a sidewalk in the 2400 block of East 100th Street about 12:15 a.m. Saturday, authorities said.
Whiters, 34, of the 1200 block of West 74th Place, was shot in the right thigh and “left side of the body,” authorities said. He died at 2:47 a.m. Saturday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
In the Little Village neighborhood, Rosa Maria Perez, 27, was found stabbed to death inside her apartment in the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue about 10 a.m. Thursday, authorities said.
Aaron Mejia, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder for Perez’ death, authorities said. Perez’ family said the pair had been dating for about three years and lived together in the home.
In the Lincoln Square neighborhood, Irbinzon Gonzalez was fatally shot about 7:30 p.m. Monday in a McDonald’s parking lot in the 4800 block of North Lincoln Avenue, authorities said.
Gonzalez, 25, of the 2600 block of West Winnemac Avenue, was shot in the head inside a BMW and was dead on the scene, authorities said.
Cordero H. Sims, 26, of Naperville, was charged with murder in Gonzalez’ death. Prosecutors said Sims shot Gonzalez during a drug deal.
Additionally, Brandon Torres died Monday night after he was shot in the head early Sunday in the 1600 block of West 44th Street, authorities said. Torres, 21, of the 4700 block of South Halsted Street, was sitting inside a vehicle when he was shot about 2:10 p.m. Sunday.