Teen charged with murder in West Englewood shooting death of Stanley Bobo

Stanley Bobo / Photo from Twitter

Stanley Bobo / Photo from Twitter

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the Thursday night shooting of Stanley Bobo in the West Englewood neighborhood.

Bobo, 18, was standing by his car in the 1400 block of West 72nd Street when a van drove past and somebody inside opened fire about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

Bobo, who lived on the block, was shot in the abdomen area and died about two hours later at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, authorities said.
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Reginald Boston stabbed to death on South Side

Reginald Boston was stabbed to death Thursday evening in what police called a domestic incident on the South Side.

Police said the 44-year-old was stabbed in the chest at a home in the 300 block of East 48th Street about 6 p.m. However, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said the stabbing happened in the 5500 block of South King Drive.
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Stanley Bobo killed in West Englewood shooting

Stanley Bobo was killed in a West Englewood shooting that left another man wounded Thursday night.

The pair were wounded in a possible drive-by shooting in the 1400 block of West 72nd Street about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.
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Comment of the Day: “He was only expecting to open his door and be at home, but instead someone was plotting against him”

Genorel Martin, 24, was fatally shot Oct. 18 as he attempted to enter his West Englewood apartment building. Reader “Greg” posted this about the killing:

Poor fella, it’s sad because he was only expecting to open his door and be at home, but instead someone was plotting against him, but the one that is doing the plotting will have his day. (Psalms 37:12,13)

UPDATE: Andre Miller held without bond in North Lawndale shooting death of Charles Labon

Charles Labon / Photo from Facebook

Charles Labon / Photo from Facebook

BY MICHAEL LANSU
Homicide Watch Chicago Editor

Andre Miller was ordered held without bond Thursday after prosecutors claim he fatally shot Charles Labon during a drug deal last month in the North Lawndale community.

Labon was part of a group standing on a corner in the 4100 block of West 16th Street when Miller approached to buy cannabis from a member of the group about 1:45 p.m. Sept. 14, said Assistant State’s Attorney Alexandra Molesky.

The drug dealer turned around to get the cannabis from his car and Miller, 17, pulled his hands out of his pockets and fired several shots at Labon, Molesky said.
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Authorities: Peter Robert Costello fatally stabbed Matthew Stanton in West Lawn home

Peter Robert Costello allegedly stabbed Matthew Stanton to death then fatally shot himself inside a West Lawn home Wednesday afternoon in what police called a murder-suicide.

Both bodies were found in the bedroom of a home in the 4100 block of West 63rd Street about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, police said. A gun and knife were found near the bodies, according to a police source.
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Teen boy charged in North Lawndale shooting death of Charles Labon

Charles Labon / Photo from Facebook

Charles Labon / Photo from Facebook

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the North Lawndale shooting death of Charles Labon last month.

Labon, 28, was walking in the 4100 block of West 16th Street when a gray minivan pulled up and somebody inside opened fire about 1:50 p.m. Sept. 14, authorities said.
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Comment of the Day: “I really miss you cousin…”

Jaynisha Scheffer was fatally shot in July in the Chicago Lawn community. Reader “Unique Williams” posted this about her:

I really miss you cousin i swear i do i can’t wait till meet you again #CousinUnique
Ball Up I Love && Miss Yhu

Kevin Roberson dies from May shooting in Chicago Lawn

Kevin Roberson has died from injuries he sustained after being shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood in May.

Roberson, 21, was shot in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue about 4:15 p.m. May 17 and took himself to Holy Cross Hospital, authorities said.
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Comment of the Day: “Whatever his story was, he was still someone’s child, brother, cousin, father”

Police found the body of a homeless man inside a Northwest Side garbage bin Oct. 14. He was later identified as 45-year-old Joseph Kamen. Reader “Anonymous” posted this about the killing:

The police said they are certain he was a homeless man. But whatever his story was, he was still someone’s child, brother, cousin, father(?).
Very sad. I hope they can identify him.