Thursday, August 02, 2012
Cornell Ferguson & Johnqualus Turner Shot Dead! Chicago Police: 2 Colored Boys Murdered On West Side Of Chicago As Negro Violence Keeps A Steady Pace
Two teenage boys were killed and a third was wounded in a Thursday afternoon shooting in the West Side’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Cornell Ferguson, 16, of the 1400 block of North Central Avenue, and Johnqualus Turner, 16, of unknown address, were both pronounced dead on the scene at 1:45 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
The teens and a third 16-year-old boy were shot about 12:50 p.m. in the 600 block of North Avers Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien said, citing preliminary information.
The third teen was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in an unidentified condition, police said.
Circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.