Homicides Climb by One
Chicago police have launched a homicide investigation after a 27-year-old man who was shot in October was pronounced dead Monday evening, officials said today.
Laurel Brown of the 6100 block of North Sheridan Road was pronounced dead at 10:35 p.m. at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
An autopsy conducted today determined that Brown died of pneumonia and quadriplegia from a gunshot wound to his neck, officials said. The office ruled his death a homicide.Brown was found with a gunshot wound to his neck on Oct. 9 on the 5100 block of South Ada Street, according to Chicago Police News Affairs....