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Ashburn, Roseland log homicides

By Tracy Swartz

RedEye

5:09 PM CST, March 6, 2013

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Ashburn and Roseland each recorded a homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.

In Roseland, a 72-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 9500 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

Roseland has logged two homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded 18 homicides last year, according to RedEye data.

In Ashburn, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot Friday in the 7700 block of South Pulaski Road, police said.

Ashburn has logged one homicide so far this year. The Southwest Side community area recorded seven homicides last year, RedEye data shows.

Citywide, February ended last week with 14 homicides, down from 29 homicides in February 2012, RedEye determined.

Two homicides have been logged so far this month. Fifty-two homicides were recorded in March 2012, RedEye found.