Skip to comments.Man Shot at Memorial for Shooting Victim
Posted on 06/15/2011 9:29:22 AM PDT by smokingfrog
A somber event turned grim on Tuesday when a gunman opened fire on the memorial service of slain teen Jovany Diaz.
Around 2:20 p.m. a man was heard shouting at the corner of Kildare and Hirsch in West Humboldt Park. The man, who had been at Diaz's memorial just before, then fired two shots into the air, The Sun-Times reports.
Kim Janssen, who was on the scene as the shooting happened, said that the gunman then pointed his gun down Kildare and fired two or three more shots. The shots hit one victim, a 24-year-old man.
The man was shot in both legs. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in stable condition, police said.
Jansen described the shooter as a Hispanic teenager who was unshaven and wore a black tank top and blue jeans. He could not hear what the gunman had yelled.
Police are still without a motive for either shooting, however neighbors speculate they may be gang-related.
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Welcome to Obama’s post-racial America.
I knew when I read the headline it had to be Chicago.
“neighbors speculate they may be gang-related”
Did anyone get the plate of the horse-drawn buggy as it galloped away?
how else should one memorialize a gang shooting than with a gang shooting? seems logical to me. scorpions in a bottle.
I used to live right near this area. Not surprising.
Ah! Life in a Sanctuary City, a Sanctuary County, a Sanctuary State. Keep those borders open!