This project is an offshoot of Killing Season Chicago, made for specifically for Crime Unseen at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. The show will run from October 28th - January 15th. This addendum will mirror the time period of the show.

Killing Season Chicago Addendum

Killing Season Chicago Addendum
Museum of Contemporary Photography, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Erik Thompson, 21

21-year-old Erik Thompson was fatally shot late on the night of January 10th after he tried to break up an altercation between his aunt and her boyfriend. The shooting happened about 11:32 p.m. at 4134 West Wilcox Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the city's West Side. Reports said the aunt and her boyfriend were involved in an altercation inside a residence. When her nephew tried to break it up, the boyfriend shot him in the head. It is not clear if the couple were arguing or physically fighting. When police arrived, the Thompson was dead. The boyfriend fled after the shooting.

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