Chicago mom shot dead in same spot teen son was killed just days earlier

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A mother-of-six was gunned down in Chicago in the precise spot the place her 14-year-old son was shot dead just three days earlier.  

Delisa Tucker, 31, was fatally shot in the chest Wednesday morning whereas visiting a memorial arrange for her son, Kevin Tinker, close to their dwelling in town’s Roseland neighborhood.

Tucker had been lighting candles for her slain son after he was killed in a capturing on Sunday night, household informed the Chicago Sun-Times.  

Tucker's 14-year-old son Kevin Tinker was also shot and killed in the Roseland neighborhood.
Delisa Tucker’s 14-year-old son Kevin Tinker was additionally shot and killed in the Roseland neighborhood.

Police haven’t confirmed if the 2 shootings are linked and nobody has been arrested.

Cops mentioned they found Tucker’s physique mendacity on the sidewalk after responding to a ShotSpotter alert just earlier than 12.30 a.m. Wednesday.

She was rushed to Roseland Hospital the place she was pronounced dead.

Authorities mentioned they haven’t discovered anybody alongside the road who witnessed that capturing.

Her son was pronounced dead on the scene three days prior after he was struck a number of occasions by gunfire.

At the time Kevin was gunned down, he was standing exterior a house that had been focused earlier in the day.  

Police gained’t say if they believe that Kevin was additionally focused.

Family have described the teen as a “quiet boy” and mentioned he wasn’t concerned in any gang-related exercise, based on a GoFundMe web page.

The neighborhood the place the mom and son have been killed has had no less than 26 deadly shootings this yr alone.

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