At least 5 people were killed by violence in Chicago the week of Nov. 6-12, including two 29-years-old shot together in the Brighton Park neighborhood and pronounced dead at the scene.
The two men Alejandro Arellano and Angel Rosario, were killed early Sunday as they were walking in the 2400 block of West 47th Place at about 1:55 a.m. An eastbound gray Toyota Corolla pulled up and a male shooter got out and opened fire, police said.
The shooter then got back inside the vehicle, which drove off heading toward Western. One man was shot in the chest and the other was shot in the head and neck, police said. The shooting was believed to be gang-related, police said.
Other homicides last week included:
- A downstate man was found shot to death inside a home Wednesday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood. Ramon X. Williams, 37, was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 900 block of North LeClaire at 1:17 p.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Williams, a Kankakee resident, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:33 p.m., authorities said. An autopsy found he died of multiple gunshot wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide.
- A 30-year-old man was found shot to death early Wednesday in the South Chicago neighborhood. About 2:30 a.m., officers found Michael R. Evans lying on the ground in the 8100 block of South Colfax, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Evans had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. He lived in the South Shore neighborhood.
- A man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Armondo Reyes, 28, was standing near his vehicle in an alley just after 4:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of South Sacramento when someone walked up, opened fired and then drove off in a light-colored SUV, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Reyes, who lived in the neighborhood, was shot in the back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 5:05 p.m., authorities said.
—Homicide Watch Chicago