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Tragic Chicago Lawn Shooting Claims The Lives Of Juan Medina And His Grandfather, Mario Medina – BRB NEWS

In a horrific incident that has left the city of Chicago reeling, 14-year-old Juan A. Medina Jr. and his 65-year-old grandfather, Mario Medina, were tragically killed in a drive-by shooting. The shocking event took place on Tuesday afternoon on West 61st Place, in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

The pair were outside their home when the unfortunate incident occurred. Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, Juan was pronounced dead at the scene. His grandfather, Mario, was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries.

Chicago police are hot on the trail of the perpetrators, who reportedly fled west on 61st Place in a gray vehicle. As of now, no arrests have been made, but Area 1 detectives are working tirelessly on the case.

In a recent development, a 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the deadly shooting. The teenager, whose identity has been withheld due to his age, is accused of fatally shooting both Medinas.

This tragic event has sent shockwaves through the Chicago Lawn community, leaving residents to mourn the loss of two of their own. Juan, a lively and vibrant teenager, and his grandfather, Mario, a respected elder in the community, will be deeply missed. Their untimely deaths have highlighted the urgent need for action against the rising tide of violence in the city.

As the investigation continues, the Chicago Police Department has urged anyone with information about the incident to come forward. This senseless act of violence has robbed a family of their loved ones, and justice must be served.

Our thoughts are with the Medina family during this incredibly difficult time, and we join the community in mourning their loss.

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