CHICAGO (CBS) — A community group is beefing up security in Chinatown following the murder of an innocent grandfather recently.
The Chinatown Security Foundation installed new lighting near Wentworth Avenue and Alexander Street, where a number of stores and restaurants are located.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Lake-Effect Snow On The Way With 6 To 8 Inches Possible In Some Areas; Winter Storm Warning Issued
It is an effort to keep the streets safer for residents, business owners, and visitors.READ MORE: Two Men Shot Dead In Car In Ravenswood; Car Goes On To Crash And Catch Fire
The location is not far from where 71-year-old Woom Sing Tse was shot and killed earlier this month.
Tse was on his way to buy a newspaper when he was shot multiple times and killed at 262 W. 23rd Pl., near Princeton Avenue, in broad daylight.MORE NEWS: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
Police said 23-year-old Alphonso Joyner drove up, fired 22 shots, and sped away from Tse’s lifeless body.