First 2019 Murders

First Chicago Murder Victims Of 2019 Were to Start Monday's Construction Training Program

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Photo: Courtesy of Gabe Klinger    WBEZ : Wilbert Morris (left) and Marcus Clark (right), both 25, with filmmaker Gabe Klinger. Morris and Clark were shot to death Thursday, the first murders of 2019 for Chicago.

Photo: Courtesy of Gabe Klinger

WBEZ: Wilbert Morris (left) and Marcus Clark (right), both 25, with filmmaker Gabe Klinger. Morris and Clark were shot to death Thursday, the first murders of 2019 for Chicago.

WBEZ News: ‘They Wanted Something Different’: First Chicago Murder Victims Of 2019 Were Looking For New Life

Patrick Smith

January 4, 2019

Article Excerpt: Chicago’s first two murder victims of the year were starting to turn their lives around, people close to them said, and both were signed up for a construction training program that was set to start Monday. Both were gunned down just four days before the first class.

Marcus Clark and Wilbert Morris were shot to death on the 5000 block of South Indiana Avenue Thursday afternoon, both were 25, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner. Police said the two were found in a car, along with a weapon.

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Video of Marcus and Wilbert with

Project H.O.O.D. Executive Director and Lavondale Glass

Video captured by Gabe Klinger

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