IL Man Aaron Brown ID’d As Victim Shot Dead Inside Chicago Home Saturday

COOK COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Aaron Brown has been identified as the victim fatally shot Saturday in Cook County.

Brown, 26, was shot dead inside a dwelling near Washington Park early Saturday.

According to reports, Brown was found suffering from head and chest gunshot injuries inside a home in the 200 block of East 55th Place around 12:20 a.m. Saturday.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot wounds.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2019, the population was 5,150,233 – Wikipedia.

MS Woman Ashlee Sims ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck Tuesday Night In Jackson

HINDS COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Ashlee Sierra Sims, of Jackson, Mississippi, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Tuesday night vehicle strike in Hinds County.

Sims, 26, was killed while broadcasting on Facebook Live on Interstate 55 near Jackson Tuesday night.

According to reports, Sims was operating a vehicle on I-55 near Briarwood Drive in Jackson, when she exited the vehicle after dropping her cellphone out the window. Sims exited her vehicle in an effort to retrieve the device when she was struck by a passing vehicle around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Sims was reportedly recording on Facebook Live at the time of her death.

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The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Hinds County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 245,285, making it the most populous county in Mississippi. Its county seats are Raymond and Jackson, the state capital – Wikipedia.

Longtime Chicago ABC 7 Meteorologist Jerry Taft Dead At 77

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — ABC 7 Chicago meteorologist, Jerry Taft, has passed away at his home Thursday. He was 77.

Taft worked as a weatherman at WLS-TV for over 3 decades. He retired in January of 2018.

He was surrounded by family and friends when he died peacefully Thursday night, according to the station.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.

IL Man John Roche Jr ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle Saturday Night In Chicago

COOK COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — John Roche Jr, of Chicago, Illinois, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Saturday night in Cook County.

Roche, 21, died after he was struck by a vehicle near Chicago Saturday night.

According to reports, Roche was on-foot in the area of 11100 South Pulaski Road in Mount Greenwood, when he was struck by a passing Honda SUV Saturday evening just before midnight.

The driver of the SUV remained on scene and fully cooperated with arriving officials.

Roche was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

No one was cited at the scene.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2019, the population was 5,150,233 – Wikipedia.

IL Man Tobias McNeal ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Fatal Chicago Shooting

COOK COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Tobias F. McNeal, of Chicago, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night shooting in Cook County.

McNeal, 40, was found fatally shot in Englewood on the South Side of Chicago overnight.

According to reports, McNeal was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds on the sidewalk in the 5600 block of South Paulina Street around 11:30 p.m. Friday.

McNeal was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Chicago Police say, there were no witnesses to the shooting and a motive is unknown.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2019, the population was 5,150,233 – Wikipedia.

IL Pair Montana Brown & Kyle DeKruif ID’d As Victims In Thursday Wauconda Double-Fatal Crash

WAUCONDA, IL. (THECOUNT) — Montana Brown, of Gurnee, Illinois, and Kyle DeKruif, of Island Lake, Illinois, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal crash in Wauconda Thursday.

Brown, 24, and DeKruif, 25, were both killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash involving a delivery truck in Wauconda Thursday.

According to reports, DeKruif was operating a Honda Odyssey traveling the wrong-way on Route 12 when it collided head-on with a delivery truck near Route 59 in Wauconda around about 2:15 a.m.

DeKruif and his passenger Brown were both killed in the Odyssey.

The driver of the delivery truck suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Wauconda is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 13,603 at the 2010 census. It is the site of the Wauconda Bog Nature Preserve, a National Natural Landmark – Wikipedia.

IL Man & Teen Kenneth Gunn Abigail Rogel ID’d As Victims In Thursday Night Chicago Double-Fatal Crash

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — Abigail Rogel and Kenneth Gunn, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal high-speed crash in Chicago on Thursday.

Rogel, 14 and 56-year-old Gunn, were both killed in a crash that also critically injured three others on the South Side Thursday night.

According to officials, a teenage driver of a Chevy Avalanche, traveling on 69th near the Dan Ryan Expressway, ran a red light before colliding with a Toyota that was turning left around 10:45 p.m. Thursday.

The Toyota driver and two other passengers were critically injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.

Chicago Police Searching For 8-Year-Old Anthony Chalmers Missing Since Wednesday ‘Blue Bike Training Wheels’

CHICAGO. IL. (THECOUNT) — Anthony Chalmers has been missing since about 3 p.m. Wednesday and was last seen riding a blue bicycle with red handle bars and training wheels.

Chicago police are asking for help locating 8-year-old Chalmers who was reported missing from Parkway Gardens on the South Side of Chicago.

Chalmers was last seen in the 6400 block of South King Drive, according to a missing persons alert from Chicago police.

Chalmers is 4-feet, 70 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair and has a medium-brown complexion, police said.

He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark-green pants, blue Nike sneakers and carrying a checkered Nike bag, reports FOX32.

If seen or anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.

Michigan State Student Lyniah Bell Found Fatally Shot In Head While Visiting Chicago Friday

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — Michigan State student Lyniah Bell has been identified as the teen found shot to death inside a South Side Chicago apartment Friday night.

According to reports, Bell, 19, was visiting the area when she was fatally shot in the Chicago neighborhood of Chatham on Friday after 9:30 p.m.

Police say, officers responded to the 8100 block of South Maryland Avenue on the report of shots fired. When police arrived at the residence they discovered Bell suffering from gunshot injuries.

Officials say Bell was discovered fatally shot in the head inside a bedroom.

Bell was pronounced dead on the scene of gunshot injuries.

WGN reports that Bell was home on winter break from Michigan State University. Police have a suspect in custody and charges are pending.

Authorities said the shooting was possibly domestic-related.

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Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.

IL Man Donald Woods ID’d As Victim Fatally Shot In Head Friday Night In Chicago Gresham Area

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — Donald D. Woods has been identified as the victim found fatally shot Friday in Auburn Gresham on the Chicago South Side.

Woods, 31, was discovered suffering from at least one gunshot injury around 10:30 p.m. in an alley in the 1600 block of West 79th Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Woods had been shot in the head.

Woods, who lived in Gresham, was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries, reports SunTimes.

Area South detectives are investigating.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police.

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Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.