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Englewood, South Lawndale see 2 homicides

Englewood and South Lawndale each recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.

In Englewood, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 7400 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said. Three days earlier, a 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the 6400 block of South Normal Avenue, according to officials.

In South Lawndale, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 4000 block of West 31st Street, police said. One day earlier, a 21-year-old man was fatally shot in the 2600 block of South Ridgeway Avenue, according to officials.

Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Austin, Chicago Lawn, Greater Grand Crossing, Humboldt Park, West Garfield Park and West Town, according to police information.

On Sunday, a 48-year-old man was found impaled to death on a fence post in the 9100 block of South Greenwood Avenue in Burnside, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a homicide.

Twenty-four homicides have been logged so far in June. Forty-seven homicides were recorded in June 2012, RedEye found.

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