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Murder Ink: 14 murders over the past two weeks, 258 murders this year

Murder Ink: 14 murders over the past two weeks, 258 murders this year

This week's Murder Ink covers the past two weeks of murders. There were 27 murders in the past 30 days. Police continue to seize illegal guns and arrest people, and shootings continue anyway: 15 people within the last week shot non-fatally. Federal agents closed four city murder cases, revealed in an indictment that was quietly unsealed in June. Police closed two others by arrest.

Saturday, Aug. 5

An autopsy performed on Antonio Littlejohn, a 55-year-old African-American man who died on July 31, determined that he died because he had been shot back on October 18, 1991, in the unit block of N. Vincent Street. Police say the homicide case was opened and closed...

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