Tuesday, August 31, 2010
2 More Dead in West Side Shootings
25 years old
Police and paramedics responded shortly after 1:30 a.m. to the 1100 block of West Madison Street and found Harris lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his torso. Police said Harris was shot across the street from the bar following an argument with an unknown assailant who took out a gun and shot him. Harris had not been in the bar. He was pronounced dead at 2:13 a.m. at Stroger Hospital.
18 years old
Carter was standing outside his West Garfield Park home Monday night, waiting for his grandmother to return from a neighborhood store with snacks. As his grandmother approached with potato chips and pop, she heard the sound of eight or nine gunshots fired. Carter was shot multiple times in the back. When officers arrived at the scene on the 4000 block of West Jackson Boulevard, they found Carter unresponsive.