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Saturday: Chicago's deadliest day

August 20, 2012|By Tracy Swartz, RedEye

Six homicides were recorded in Chicago on Saturday, making it one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.

According to Tribune reporting:

>> At 12:15 a.m., an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 11500 block of South Wentworth Avenue.

>> At 5:05 a.m., a 17-year-old girl was fatally shot in the 2100 block of West 35th Street.

>> At 10:30 a.m., a 28-year-old man was shot to death in the 9200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

>> At 10:33 a.m., a man believed to be in his 30s was found stabbed to death in the 200 block of South Rockwell Street.

>> At 11:51 a.m., a 36-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7400 block of South Peoria Street.

>> At 8:15 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 100 block of North Pine Avenue.

Feb. 19 also saw six homicides, RedEye data shows.

More than 340 homicides have been logged in Chicago this year, RedEye determined.

tswartz@tribune.com | @tracyswartz

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