Saturday, April 17, 2010

Man shot in head and killed in Chatham!

Chicago Breaking News:
A 38-year-old man was killed this morning after he was shot several times in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood.

Maurice Stone, of the 6500 block of South Paulina Street, was pronounced dead at 3:10 a.m. at the Stein Institute, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Slightly after midnight, Stone was leaving a friend's home in the 900 block of East 81st Street when he was gunned down, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his head.

The motive behind the shooting is unknown at this time, but police said Stone was gang-affiliated.
Check out the lone comment in this post!
What a surprise another shooting on the south side last nite.
It reeks of a certain amount of ignorance doesn't it?

The Suntimes also reported on it:

Man fatally shot in head multiple times :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Chicago Crime
A man is dead after being shot multiple times in the head in what appears to have been a set-up early Saturday on the South Side.

Maurice Stone, 38, of 6528 S Paulina St., was shot at 937 E. 81st St, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office, who said Stone was dead on arrival.

A 38-year-old man was at a friend's residence in the 900 block of East 81st Street when he received a phone call at 12:01 a.m. telling him to meet the caller outside, police said.

When he went outside, someone was waiting for him and the man was met with gunfire, according to police, who said the shooting was a set-up.

The man’s friend heard shots fired and went outside to discover the man lying on the sidewalk, police said.

When officers arrived, they found the man “unresponsive” on the scene with multiple gunshot wounds to his head, police said.
The man is believed to have gang affiliation, police said.
The man had a lengthy arrest record and had recently been released from prison, police said.

Calumet Area detectives are investigating, but no one was in custody early Saturday.

We need to know our neighbors! Whether it's murder or scamming, knowing our neighbors can help us stem these crimes.

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