Curtis Porter | Homicide Watch Chicago news about Curtis Porteren-usFri, 05 Apr 2013 11:42:33 -0500Curtis Porter, 51, killed in Lawndale shooting<p><b>Chicago Sun-Times (IL)</b> - Wednesday, January 16, 2013</p> <p><b><i>Author/Byline: </i></b><i>Sun-Times Media</i></p> <p>Curtis Porter, 51, was killed in a drug-related shooting in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood on the morning of January 15, 2013, police said.</p> <p>Porter was in the 1300 block of South Christiana Avenue about 9:30 a.m. when a passenger got out of a black SUV and shot him, police News Affairs Officer Joshua Purkiss said.</p> <p>He was shot in the chest and abdomen and initially hospitalized in critical condition, police said.</p> <p>Porter, of the 600 block of South Wabash Avenue, was pronounced dead at Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Centers at 1:27 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.</p> <p>The shooter fled in the SUV, which was driven by another male suspect, police said. Authorities think the shooting may be narcotics-related, but did not elaborate.</p> John CarpenterFri, 05 Apr 2013 11:42:33 -0500 Porter