CHICAGO (CBS) — Community activists in Rogers Park are asking the Guardian Angels to help kids safe while trick-or-treating on Halloween, as police search for the killer in two unsolved murders.
Douglass Watts, 73, was shot and killed on Sept. 30 while walking his dogs. About 36 hours later, 24-year-old Eliyahu Moscowitz was gunned down about a half mile away.READ MORE: Community Leaders Try To Find Home For Mural Dedicated To Murdered Young Activist
Police have released surveillance video of the suspect, showing him dressed in all black, with a mask covering his face.READ MORE: Memorial Held For Beloved Barber Gunned Down On The Job In Lawndale
No one has been arrested as of Monday morning, and some neighbors are concerned the masked killer could strike again on Halloween, by blending in with people wearing costumes.
Some Rogers Park residents want the Guardian Angels – an unarmed volunteer group – to patrol the neighborhood on Halloween.MORE NEWS: Goodman Theater Opens For The First Time In More Than A Year
A total of $23,000 in reward money is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the two murders.