By Tracy Swartz
7:23 PM CDT, June 8, 2011
Five homicides were recorded in Chicago on Monday, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5600 block of South May Street in Englewood, police said.
Approximately 10 minutes later, a 67-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 5700 block of West Irving Park Road in Portage Park, according to officials.
Hours later, as the police investigated the woman's death, they found her husband, 73, fatally stabbed in the 3700 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue in Portage Park, the Tribune reported.
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old man was shot to death Monday morning in the 2400 block of East 75th Street in South Shore, police said.
At about 3:30 p.m., a 48-year-old man was fatally shot in the 700 block of South Pulaski Road in West Garfield Park, according to officials.
November 13 was the last time Chicago saw five homicides in one day, according to RedEye data.
Beside the Monday incidents, West Garfield Park and South Shore each saw a gunshot homicide on Friday.
Citywide, fatal shootings were recorded in Austin, Auburn Gresham, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Irving Park, South Lawndale, West Englewood and Woodlawn in the last week, RedEye found.
In Brighton Park, a 41-year-old man was intentionally hit with his own car last week in the 4000 block of South Kedzie Avenue, police said.
Seventeen homicides have been recorded so far in June. Police logged 54 homicides in June last year, RedEye found.
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