Darren Turner, 40
Darren Turner, a 40-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, Nov. 3, about 3 a.m. when he answered his front door in the 1000 block of South Western Ave. and was confronted by two black men, one armed with a gun.
The gunman fired one round at Turner, then both assailants fled on foot. Turner was taken to a hospital, where he died.
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