Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Man Shot in Back, Dies in Uptown, Chicago (Updated)

July 7, 2010 - Chicago - Two men came under gun fire in Uptown early this morning. One of them died, the other escaped without injury. As reported here first, two men on bikes opened fire on passing motorist at W. Leland and N. Winthrop around 4:35 a.m. No injuries there, but in another incident three hours ealier Detrick Garrett (photo) died after being shot at Clarendon Park (map). Details: About 1:26 a.m., a 29-year-old man was shot multiple times in the Uptown neighborhood on Chicago's North Side. The man was identified as Detrick Garrett of the 4500 block of North Sheridan Road.... Garrett was pronounced dead at 2:04 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Officers responded to the scene in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue and found Garrett shot several times. He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. More at Chicago Breaking News... There were no "positive loiterers" observed at either shooting scene. Take note, positive loiterers: Crime does not follow your schedule, it doesn't care what corner you're "protecting," and is not deterred by your delusional Batman complex.