2 Dead, Six Wounded In Monday City Violence
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CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men were killed and at least six other people were hurt in violence across the city Monday.
The most recent homicide occurred about 2:30 p.m., when a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Jeremy Bafunsho was in the driver’s seat of a car in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue about 5:15 p.m. when he got into an altercation with a passenger, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
The passenger then shot him in the abdomen, exited the vehicle and fired again before fleeing, police said.
Bafunsho was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 6:35 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.
Earlier on the North Side, one man was killed and another was wounded in the Edgewater neighborhood.
An unknown gunman exited a light-colored van in the 6100 block of North Broadway and approached the two men on foot before opening fire about 10:35 a.m., police said.
Mensa G. Kifle, 20, of the 6000 block of North Albany Avenue, was shot in the shoulder and right hip, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston at 11:27 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
The other man, 24, was shot in both legs and the wrist and was listed in “stable” condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said.
Loyola University issued a campus alert about the shooting, which noted that no one involved was affiliated with the school.
About 9:30 p.m., a teen boy was shot in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
The boy, 15, was shot in the hip about 9:30 p.m. in the 9200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, police said. The boy was walking with two other people when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up next to them, and someone inside opened fire. The vehicle then fled north on St. Lawrence, police said.
The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.
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