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Extra Extra: Teen Killed Near Hadiya Pendleton Park Not Intended Target Of Shooting

By Lisa White in News on Jul 5, 2015 8:10PM

  • 17-year-old Vonzell Banks, who was shot and killed while playing basketball Friday afternoon near Hadiya Pendleton park, was not the intended target of the fatal shooting. According to police sources, a third man involved in the shooting, who was not injured, was the intended target. [DNAinfo Chicago]

  • A 61-year-old West Side man has been charged in the acid attack that happened in the Austin neighborhood and injured four Friday afternoon. [CBS Chicago]

  • A man was found dead under a carnival ride at Naperville Ribfest and officials are stating that they are investigating the death as a possible suicide. [Tribune]

  • Four people, including three children, were hurt in an Elgin fireworks incident when they were struck by illegal fireworks while walking home Saturday night. [Tribune]

  • A market analysis confirms that rent prices in Logan Square and Avondale are "through the roof." Or as anyone in these trendy neighborhoods would say, water is still wet. [DNAinfo]
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