Logan Square recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.

A 23-year-old man was shot to death Dec. 23 in the 2300 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, police said.

Logan Square has logged five homicides so far this year. The West Side community area recorded two homicides last year, RedEye determined.

Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Austin, Grand Boulevard, the Lower West Side, North Lawndale, West Englewood and West Garfield Park, according to police information.

Meanwhile, a 41-year-old man was beaten to death Wednesday in the 2500 block of North Kildare Avenue in Hermosa, police said.

Thirty-eight homicides have been logged so far this month. Twenty-seven homicides were recorded in December 2012, according to RedEye data.