Thursday, March 22, 2012
Rekia Boyd shot by off-duty detective on West Side dies... Let's all whip out the tissues and cry..... OK maybe not!
One of two people shot by an off-duty police detective on the West Side has died, while the other person has been charged with assault, officials said.
Rekia Boyd, 22, of the 3400 block of West 79th Street, was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The other person wounded by the detective, Antonio Cross, 39, of the 7100 block of South Ridgeland Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, was released from Mount Sinai Hospital about being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand.
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