Mikal Johnson killed in Logan Square shooting

Mikal Johnson / Photo from Twitter

Mikal Johnson / Photo from Twitter

Mikal Malik Johnson was shot to death in the Logan Square neighborhood early Wednesday.

Johnson, 24, was walking in the 2700 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and somebody inside got out and shot him in the chest about 3 a.m. Wednesday, authorities said.

The shooter got back into the vehicle, which fled north through an alley, police said.

Johnson, of the 1200 block of West Belden Avenue, later died Mount Sinai Hospital, authorities said.

Johnson was a 2008 graduate of Rolling Meadows High School, where he finished third in state in wrestling and is one of the school’s all-time leaders in pins. He was also a running back on the football team.

As word of Johnson’s death spread, friends took to social media to express their condolences:



Nobody has been charged for the killing.

Are North detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

blog comments powered by Disqus