A man identified as Shawn Robinson was killed in a shooting on the Bishop Ford Freeway Monday morning. Gistvic reported.
Shawn was shot near 130th in the overnight hours on September 13, 2021.
Just before 1:45 a.m., troopers went to a reported gunshot on the I-94 southbound ramp to 130th Street and located one individual with life-threatening injuries.
The southbound ramp to 130th Street was blocked for the investigation at around 2:53 a.m. and reopened at approximately 6:15 a.m.
“Today I received the worst news imaginable. My husband Shawn Robinson was killed this morning.” Shawn Robinson’s wife wrote on Facebook. “20 years plus!!! Hell, that’s almost half of our lives!! Thank you all for the phone call/texts. It is not going unnoticed.”
A colleague of Shawn wrote on Facebook. “Us over the years… RIP my love, Shawn Robinson… I wish you sent me out last pictures from Saturday at Lavues…”
Shawn children have 5 children, according to reports.
Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting
Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.
McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.
McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police
The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.
McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.
McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.
“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter.
is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”