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2 dead, 4 wounded in South Side attacks

Two men were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood this evening, police said. Two others were shot, one fatally, in a separate Englewood neighborhood attack.

The most recent shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Honore Street. One man died and another was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said, and he’s expected to survive.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the dead man as Brian Cross. It’s not clear where he lived before he died. The survivor was also 34, police said.

An earlier shooting took place about 6:13 p.m. in the 2000  block of East 71st Street — near Jeffery Boulevard —said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

A 39-year-old man was shot and died on the scene and the other, 49, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment, said Zala. A condition was not available.

Tyrone Soleberry, of the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, was pronounced dead at the morgue at 10:15 p.m.

Police said the shooting may have been narcotics related and that the shooter approached on foot.

Another person was shot in the 1200 block of South Jeffersron Street in the South Loop neighborhood about 7:30 p.m. That 34-year-old is in stable conditoin at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

About 1:30 a.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the 4800 block of South Prairie Avenue. He drove himself to a relatives house in the 5400 block of South Indiana Avenue and was taken from there to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

Chicago Breaking News, chicagobreaking@tribune.com
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8 Comments to “2 dead, 4 wounded in South Side attacks”

    eastside said:
    January 11, 2013 at 10:22 AM

    yall some fuckin lames that shit wasnt drug related he was tryna stop a nigga from robbin a lady in the ally u stupid fucks get ya shit straight b4 u go throwin dirt on a mf name bitch assPOLICE

      sharong4 said:
      January 11, 2013 at 10:50 AM

      Tell it like is is. You must have been there.

        JAE said:
        January 11, 2013 at 1:16 PM

        He had 2 b !

      concerned said:
      January 11, 2013 at 1:56 PM

      If you want them to get their story straight then tell them what happened instead of stating your case on here and cursing them. Grow up! If you want the violence to stop and you want your people to stop getting killed then DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT

    Gibs said:
    January 11, 2013 at 1:12 PM

    Hey eastide go back to school and learn English you dumb illiterate subhuman. Gnome sayin gibs me dat shiz.

    Ampersand said:
    January 11, 2013 at 4:12 PM

    Poor, illiterate n*****s, that's why there's so much gun violence in Chicago. I cannot even stand to READ whatever subsidiary of "eubonics" you want to call the body of that post. I see it on Facebook all the time! Since when is "nd" an acceptable substitute for "AND?" You're that lazy? Use an ampersand.

    staysafe said:
    January 12, 2013 at 9:48 AM

    that man tyrone was a good brother may he R.I.P!!!!! People need to get it together bcause tomorrow is never promised!!!!!!! R.I.P MY BIG HOMIE TYRONE SOLEBERRY!!!!!!!!!

    unknown said:
    January 13, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    Damn dats fcked up n no it wasnt drug realated at all. Damn I had jus saw u not to long ago. Damn. My condolences goes out to his daughter n son n da rest of his family. R.I.P TYRONE as we called u TY. U were a very funny man. Innocent man gone ova bs.

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