Thomas Sanchez, 53, found stabbed to death in Pullman

Police found a 53-year-old man stabbed to death inside a Pullman home Wednesday evening.

Police went to the residence in the 600 block of East 111th Street to perform a well-being check and found Thomas Sanchez stabbed to death about 5 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said.
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ANALYSIS: More murders than normal on recent Halloweens

For Homicide Watch Chicago

After an increase in gun violence over the recent Fourth of July and Labor Day holiday weekends, should Chicago residents expect another surge in violence with Halloween falling on a Friday?

Since 2007, Chicago has seen an increase in killings on Halloween compared with the average number of slayings during any given day in October, according to data from the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

During that time, there have been a total of 16 killings on Halloween, and another seven in the early morning hours of Nov. 1, according to the medical examiner’s office data. On any October day since 2007, an average of about 1.25 people were killed each day.
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Comment of the Day: “I am so [glad] Police caught this clown who killed my little brother”

Charles Wright, 39, was fatally shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood last Friday. Reader “jaylon1rhyme” posted this about the killing:

I am so [glad] Police caught this clown who killed my Little brother Nose who was a good guy never done anything to nobody. I hope he gets life for killing my lil bro.

R.I.P…. Nose
Love Your Big Bro:JAP

Pierre Peters, 41, shot to death in Austin home

A 41-year-old man was fatally shot inside his Austin neighborhood home Wednesday afternoon.

Pierre Peters was shot in the back inside his home in the 0 - 100 block of North Lorel Avenue about 2:35 p.m., authorities said. He died at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
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Oduro Yeboah killed in Uptown shooting

Oduro Yeboah was killed in a Monday afternoon shooting in the Uptown neighborhood.

Yeboah, 22, was driving in the 4700 block of North Clarendon Avenue when three people who were walking nearby approached his vehicle and opened fire about noon Monday, authorities said.
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Comment of the Day: “[It’s] so sad he fought for his country and who would think he would die in such a [senseless] matter”

Tepete Davis, 42, was fatally shot last week during an armed robbery in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. Reader “Sonya S” posted this about him:

So sad, i grow up with Tepete he was such a kind and good guy. Its so sad he fought for his country and who would think he would die in such a senceless matter.. When will it ever stop??? I send out my prayers and thought to Shirley Davis and the rest of the family.

Bobby Moore fatally shot in South Chicago community

Bobby Moore was killed in a South Chicago neighborhood shooting Monday night.

Moore, 25, was shot in the chest and neck in the 8300 block of South Kingston Avenue about 7:40 p.m. Monday, authorities said.
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Darryl Owens Jr., 34, shot to death in Chatham

Darryl Owens Jr. was fatally shot in the Chatham neighborhood Monday evening.

Owens, 34, was walking on a sidewalk in the 800 block of East 87th Street when a gunman emerged from a gangway and shot him in the abdomen and left leg about 5:35 p.m. Monday, authorities said.
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Owen Spears killed in Humboldt Park shooting

Owen C. Spears was fatally shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday afternoon.

Spears, 22, was shot several times in the abdomen area in the 700 block of North Trumbull Avenue about 4:30 p.m. Monday, authorities said.
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David Morgan, 36, fatally shot in Pilsen

David Morgan was shot to death Sunday night in the Pilsen neighborhood.

Morgan, 36, was shot in the back of the head in the 2100 block of West 18th Street about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, authorities said.
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