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Crime Mom fatally shot at memorial for son killed days earlier

19:01  25 november  2021
19:01  25 november  2021 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Chicago Mom Fatally Shot in Same Spot Where Her Teenage Son Was Killed Only Days Prior

  Chicago Mom Fatally Shot in Same Spot Where Her Teenage Son Was Killed Only Days Prior Delisa Tucker was visiting a memorial set up for her son when she was shot in the chest 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 reported. 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 GoFundMe page set up to help pay the family's funeral expenses. "This world is so cold," she wrote.

Delisa Tucker was just steps away from her son's memorial early Wednesday morning when she was fatally shot.

She had lost 14-year-old Kevin Tinker to gun violence the Sunday before, and friends said she was tending to his memorial when she was gunned down.

"While she was lighting candles for her son, her life was taken," wrote Michelle Tharpe, a family friend, on the GoFundMe page set up to help pay the family's funeral expenses. "This world is so cold."

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Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert at around 12:15 a.m. and found Tucker, 31, lying on a sidewalk in the 200 block of West 110th Place. She was transported to Roseland Hospital and pronounced dead, according to officials.

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They reported finding no one on the block who saw the shooting, and no one's been taken into custody for that attack or the one on her son.

On Sunday, her son was shot several times at the exact same location and pronounced dead on the scene, according to police.

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"He was a quiet boy," Tharpe wrote in the GoFundMe page. "Rest well Lil Kevin."

CPD said investigations for both shooting are ongoing. Chicago police declined to comment on whether the shootings are connected, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Tucker leaves behind five other children, according to Tharpe.

Shootings have spiked in Chicago this year, according to CPD crime data. As of Nov. 8, there had been 3,105 incidents in 2021, an increase of 10% over 2020 and a 66% increase compared with 2019.

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