A mother-of-six was gunned down in Chicago within the precise spot the place her 14-year-old son was shot useless simply three days earlier.
Delisa Tucker, 31, was fatally shot within the chest Wednesday morning whereas visiting a memorial arrange for her son, Kevin Tinker, close to their house within the metropolis’s Roseland neighborhood.
Tucker had been lighting candles for her slain son after he was killed in a taking pictures on Sunday night, household advised the Chicago Solar-Occasions.
Police haven’t confirmed if the 2 shootings are related and nobody has been arrested.
Cops mentioned they found Tucker’s physique mendacity on the sidewalk after responding to a ShotSpotter alert simply earlier than 12.30 a.m. Wednesday.
She was rushed to Roseland Hospital the place she was pronounced useless.
Authorities mentioned they haven’t discovered anybody alongside the road who witnessed that taking pictures.
Her son was pronounced useless on the scene three days prior after he was struck a number of occasions by gunfire.
On the time Kevin was gunned down, he was standing outdoors a house that had been focused earlier within the day.
Police gained’t say if they believe that Kevin was additionally focused.
Household have described the teenager as a “quiet boy” and mentioned he wasn’t concerned in any gang-related exercise, in accordance with a GoFundMe web page.
The neighborhood the place the mom and son had been killed has had not less than 26 deadly shootings this 12 months alone.