West Side man is city's first 2013 homicide victimSomeone shot Octavius Dontrell Lamb, 20, in the throat in the 700 block of North Noble Street in the West Town neighborhood on the West Side.
Lamb, of the 700 block of North Throop Street, was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at 4:16 a.m..
Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said the victim was shot in the chest at 3:50 a.m. at the Noble Street address.
1 shot dead on South SideAn afternoon shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood has left one person dead.
The victim was shot in the head about 3 p.m. in the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue
19 year old shot dead in Gage ParkThe third homicide of 2013 took place about two hours after the Champlain killing. About 4:56 p.m. in the Gage Park neighborhood, a man was shot in the chest in a possible drive-by shooting in the 5800 block of South Sacramento Avenue.
The man, identified as Devonta Grisson, 19, of the 6700 block of South Artesian Avenue, was declared dead on the scene at 5:05 p.m