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How Did Christopher Burks Die? – Cause of Death
Authorities on Thursday identified one of two people killed in a shooting a day earlier in the city’s South Side neighborhood.
Christopher Burks, 52, of Chicago, was found unresponsive on the ground in the 1200 block of West 149th Street about 12:20 p.m. Wednesday after a silver Chevrolet Impala struck a home’s front porch, according to the Lake County coroner’s office and East Chicago police.
The driver of the Impala, a 43-year-old Hammond woman, also was found unresponsive, Deputy Police Chief Jose Rivera said.
Both appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds, he said.
The Impala came to rest on a sidewalk, and the front porch had damage to stairs and a railing.
Burks was found lying across the street in a pool of blood, Rivera said. He was taken to St. Catherine Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about 1 p.m., a coroner’s release said.
The woman was flown to University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead about 2:40 p.m. from a gunshot wound to the back, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
- Date of death: October 13, 2021
- Death Age: 52-year-old
- Cause of Death : shot dead
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