Death outside a River North 7-Eleven ruled a homicide
CHICAGO – The death of a well-liked Magnificent Mile hotel bartender who died after being punched and then run over by a taxi in River North has been ruled a homicide.
Marques Gaines, 32, died February 7th. He suffered multiple injuries after being punched in the head and knocked unconscious and then run over by a taxi at State and Hubbard streets.
Gaines had been drinking with co-workers at a sports bar when he got into an altercation outside a 7-Eleven store, where he had stopped to buy chips.
Minutes later, Gaines was run over by a cab. He was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.