19 years old
Fowlkes and two others were on a porch in the 2900 block of West 81st Street in the Southwest Side's Wrightwood neighborhood. They got into an argument with another group of people. Fowlkes was shot in the back, another person suffered a graze wound, and the third broke their wrist jumping from the porch to escape the melee. The shooting happened about 11:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at 12:19 p.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
Cook County court records show Fowlkes was charged in June with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, a case that was still pending in court.
31 years old
The death of a man whose body found after firefighters extinguished a garage fire in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood has been ruled a homicide. Firefighters arrived in the 6100 block of South Richmond Street at about 6:25 a.m. Friday and found the garage engulfed in flames. The man's death was determined to have been caused by blunt head trauma in an assault.
20 years old
At 1:54 a.m., a man was found in the 8700 block of South Emerald Avenue in the Far South Side’s Gresham neighborhood with a gunshot wound to his head. The man was pronounced dead at 2:31 a.m. at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers.