Prosecutors: Khalie Early killed Miguel Hernandez in revenge shooting

Khalie Early / Photo from Chicago Police
Khalie Early / Photo from Chicago Police

BY KENNY NGUYEN
Homicide Watch Chicago

Purported gang member Khalie Early went out Sunday night looking for revenge after a fellow gang member was wounded in a shooting earlier that day.

Early, an admitted member of the Black P-Stone street gang, went to East 86th Street and South Escanaba Avenue because he knew the area was controlled by the Vice Lords street gang, said Assistant State’s Attorney Jamie Santini.

Early, armed with a loaded semi-automatic handgun, was “looking to exact revenge for the shooting of a fellow gangbanger,” Santini said.
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Camerion Blair, 16, shot to death in South Shore community

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the South Shore neighborhood Tuesday evening.

Camerion Blair was on a sidewalk in the 2600 block of East 73rd Street when he was shot in the back and buttocks about 6:10 p.m., authorities said.
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Shandel Adams fatally shot in Humboldt Park area

Shandel Adams was shot to death in the Humboldt Park neighborhood early Tuesday.

Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 600 block of North Ridgeway Avenue and found 25-year-old Shandel Adams on a sidewalk shot in the chest, authorities said.
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Stanley Macon Jr. killed in North Lawndale shooting

Stanley L. Macon Jr. was fatally shot in the North Lawndale community late Monday.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 900 block of South Lawndale Avenue just before 11 p.m. Monday and found Macon, 25, shot several times in the head, authorities said.
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Comment of the Day: “I have a son, [and] I fear for everytime he leaves out the door”

Demureya Macon, 13, was fatally shot after being asked his gang affiliation Sunday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. Reader “Ms. I Stay 1Hunna” posted this about the killing:

Another young man’s life cut short too soon, another young man who was asked about his gang affiliation before his final moment. I don’t understand what’s going on in this city but I’m sick of it.What gives somebody the right to do such things? I have a son I fear for everytime he leaves out the door and I’m sure I’m not alone. I cannot imagine the pain his mother and his entire family are feeling right now but every inch of my heart goes out to them all. This is not right! This should not be happening to so many children or anyone for that matter.

UPDATE: Maciej Kotlinski held without bond in stabbing deaths of girlfriend, 7-year-old daughter

BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN
Chicago Sun-Times

A Northwest Side man accused of viciously stabbing his live-in girlfriend and 7-year-old daughter to death nearly decapitated his child and plunged a knife so deep into the girl’s chest, the blade came out of her back, Cook County prosecutors said.

Ania Kosinska and Victoria Kotlinski’s lifeless bodies were discovered in pools of blood in the kitchen of their home, in the 3400 block of North Odell Avenue Sunday morning.

Officers also found the family’s cat and dog stabbed to death and knives were scattered throughout the kitchen, authorities said.
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UPDATE: Maciej Kotlinski charged with murder in stabbing deaths of woman, 7-year-old girl

Scene where Ania Kosinska and Victoria Kotlinski were stabbed to death / Photo by Al Podgorski
Scene where Ania Kosinska and Victoria Kotlinski were stabbed to death / Photo by Al Podgorski

BY BRIAN SLODYSKO
Chicago Sun-Times

A 35-year-old man has been charged in the Sunday murders of his live in girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter, authorities said.

Maciej Kotlinski, of the 3400 block of North Odell Avenue, faces two counts of first-degree in the Northwest Side slaying, Chicago Police announced Monday night.

It all began in north suburban Waukegan on Sunday morning, when a suicidal man confessed to police that he’d “harmed his family.”

Soon police cars raced through Chicago’s Dunning neighborhood until they reached the home Odell Avenue home. Inside, they found the bodies of 34-year-old Ania Kosinska and 7-year-old Victoria Kotlinski about 9 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.
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Ania Kosinska, 7-year-old Victoria Kotlinski fatally stabbed in Dunning home

A woman and a young girl were found murdered inside their Dunning home Sunday morning shortly after a man told Waukegan police he just “harmed his family.”

Police discovered the bodies 34-year-old Ania Kosinska and 7-year-old Victoria Kotlinski about 9 a.m. Sunday at their home in the 3400 block of North Odell Avenue, authorities said.

A Monday autopsy determined both died from multiple stab and incise wounds, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, which ruled the deaths homicides.
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Comment of the Day: “It hurts every time I look at this and see my Lil Brother had to be taken away like that”

Geanni Boyd, 16, was fatally shot Sept. 4, 2013, in the Washington Park neighborhood. Reader “LadysLove Teece〽️ula” posted this about him:

It hurts everytime I look at this and see my Lil Brother had to be taken away like that. My Head All Messed Up If I Think About Him Now

Prosecutors: Julian Garcia fatally shot Salvador Ponce in Little Village before Super Bowl party

Julian Garcia / Photo from Illinois Department of Corrections
Julian Garcia / Photo from Illinois Department of Corrections

BY MICHAEL LANSU
Homicide Watch Chicago Editor

A man already in prison on a gun charge was ordered held on $2 million bond Monday after prosecutors said he fatally shot a man going to a Super Bowl party last year in the Little Village neighborhood.

Salvador Ponce, 32, stopped at a store near South Kedvale Avenue and West 30th Street about 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3, 2014, on his way to a Super Bowl party, said Assistant State’s Attorney Alex Molesky.

When Ponce exited the store, a green Chevrolet Venture pulled up to the intersection, Julian Garcia exited the passenger’s side, yelled “King Love” and opened fire in the direction of Ponce and a 19-year-old man standing nearby, Molesky said.
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