By Tracy Swartz
12:00 PM CDT, July 10, 2013
Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop Street, police said. Seven days earlier, a 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 8700 block of South Loomis Street, according to officials.
In Roseland, a 40-year-old woman was beaten to death Saturday in the 10000 block of South Princeton Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 64-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 10800 block of South Calumet Avenue, according to officials.
In East Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2800 block of West Flournoy Street, police said. Two days earlier, a 21-year-old man was fatally shot in the 600 block of South Francisco Avenue, according to officials.
In Austin, a 14-year-old boy was shot to death July 2 in the 5000 block of West North Avenue, police said. That same day, a 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the 4800 block of West Potomac Avenue, according to officials.
Citywide, gunshot homicides have been recorded in the last week in Gage Park, Greater Grand Crossing, Humboldt Park, the Near West Side, New City, North Lawndale, Rogers Park, South Shore, West Englewood, West Garfield Park and Woodlawn, RedEye determined.
Twenty-one homicides have been logged so far this month. Forty-nine homicides were recorded in July 2012, according to RedEye data.
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