A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for the death of 311 operator Yvonne Nelson, shot last month outside a Starbucks near police headquarters at 35th and State. The boy was arrested by Chicago police and the U.S. Marshals Service acting on a warrant issued last month, police said. The charges first-degree murder and aggravated battery … Read more →
Communications operator for 311 City Services.
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WEEK IN REVIEW: At least 14 people died from violence, including 311 operator and man killed over headphones
By JEFF MAYES Chicago Sun-Times Wire At least 13 people were killed in violence in Chicago last week, and a 14th died two months after he was shot. The dead included a 311 operator who was not the intended target of the bullet that killed her just blocks from police headquarter; and a Moroccan man … Read more →
Police say 311 operator Yvonne Nelson innocent victim of Bronzeville attack that targeted gang member
By ANDY GRIMM Chicago Sun-Times Yvonne Nelson, a “completely innocent” city 311 operator, was killed by errant gunfire in a gang-related shooting two blocks from Chicago Police headquarters in Bronzeville Friday afternoon. The shooting came just minutes after a press conference touting a major “gang takedown,” police said. At 3:52 p.m., a 19-year-old man flagged … Read more →
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