Chicago passes another grim milestone: More than 3,000 shot this year
Dominice Hallom was an 18-year-old living on Chicago’s Far South Side when the Chicago Tribune featured him in a story in 2008 after he had been shot and wounded in two separate incidents three months apart.
After the second shooting, the former standout point guard at Corliss High School had recalled how he had played dead, twitching his prone body to convince the masked gunman that the bullets were continuing to strike him after the first shots hit him in the back and right calf.
He had professed to have learned his lesson, telling the Tribune, “It’s easy to get into trouble, it’s hard to get out of it.”
Just days after the story ran in June 2008, though, Hallom was shot again. Then he was shot again in August 2010 and yet again in August 2015, surviving each time, according to Chicago police – READ MORE