CHIRAQ: 19 Shot, 4 Fatally, Has Cops Watching Illinois Masonic

Chicago police recorded 19 people shot, 4 fatally as of 10:00 PM Saturday. 19th district officers are paying “special attention” to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where the teenaged victim of a West Side shooting died during emergency surgery early this morning.

UPDATED 16 JUNE 2013 1:49PM: The Chicago Tribune updates the totals to 26 shot, 6 dead and identifies the victim who died at Illinois Masonic as 16 year-old Kevin Rivera of the West Humboldt Park neighborhood.

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