Demario Collins fatally shot in North Lawndale

 

Demario Collins memorial / Photo by Emily Gray Brosious
Demario Collins memorial / Photo by Emily Gray Brosious

Originally published at Homicide Watch Chicago
Apr. 25, 2014

Demario Collins was killed in a Wednesday afternoon shooting that left two others wounded in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

The three were in a vehicle in the 1600 block of South St. Louis Avenue when three gunmen fired in their direction at 3:07 p.m., police said.

Collins, 19, of the 2100 block of South St. Louis Avenue, was shot in the head, arm and shoulder, authorities said. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital at 8:03 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 19-year-old woman and 21-year-old man were also wounded by gunfire, police said. Both were initially listed in good condition.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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