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Chicago logs its 350 homicide of the year

By Tracy Swartz, @tracyswartz

RedEye

4:43 PM CDT, October 16, 2013

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Chicago today logged its 350th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.

Two men were shot to death today in the 10500 block of South Lafayette Avenue in Roseland, the Tribune reported.

Chicago reached 350 homicides in 2012 on Aug. 21 and in 2011 on Oct. 19, RedEye determined.

Homicides are down 18 percent versus 2012 and up 3 percent versus 2011, according to RedEye data.

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