has been exacerbated by gang members realigning their allegiances, has claimed another victim. A 20-year-old man was shot in the back and died at Illinois Masonic. It apparently happened as he was in front of 4808 North Kenmore, when another man got out of a car and shot him.
Gang retaliation is quick in Uptown, so be alert for suspicious activity, and call 9-1-1 if you see a situation you think might turn violent.
We strongly recommend going to the "Meet the Commander" event next Tuesday at the Broadway Armory and speaking to new 20th District Commander Cornelia Lott about your safety concerns.
Police are waking up residents in the area and questioning them about what they may have heard and seen.
Our sympathies to the murdered young man's loved ones and family.