A Chicago mother was murdered in the same spot where her teenage son was killed just days prior, de acordo com vários relatórios.
Early on Wednesday morning, Delisa Tucker died when she was fatally shot in the chest while visiting a memorial set up for her deceased son, Kevin Tinker, The New York Post relatado.
Tinker, 14, had been a victim of gun violence only days prior, dying at the same spot on Sunday.
Tucker, 31, died as she was lighting candles for her son at a memorial, Michelle Tharpe, a family friend, detailed on a Página GoFundMe set up to help pay the family’s funeral expenses. “This world is so cold,” ela escreveu.
Police have not confirmed if the two shootings are connected and no arrests have been made. A representative for the Chicago Police Department did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
De acordo com ABC noticias, Tucker was found lying on a sidewalk when police responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 12:15 sou. horário local.
Citing police, the outlet added that the woman was then taken to Roseland Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
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The neighborhood where Tucker and Tinker were both shot has had at least 26 fatal shootings this year alone, de acordo com Chicago Sun-Times.
Tucker now leaves behind five other children — three girls and two boys — per the GoFundMe page.