Man fatally shot in Berwyn

Dec 19, 2009 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Chicago Sun-Times

A 19-year-old man was fatally shot Friday night in west suburban Berwyn. Christopher Rivera, 19, of 6332 26th St., was fatally shot at 2532 Cuyler Ave., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

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nobody

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I knew this guy and he wasnt even a gang banger. its a shame how these cowards hide behind there gun right in front of where we live and where our kids go to school. Chris was a nice and very welcoming guy, he didnt deserve to be shot down by low life gang bangers.
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Rico is going to have a field day with this one. Finally new material, involving a shooting of a teenage Mexican. Merry X-Mas rico! Take it away.
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Dec 19, 2009
 
chris rivera was not a ganbanger. i know this because i knew him. he was going somewhere. he was talented and he had it all. some say he was the next chris brown. he was a dj,song writer, rapper, and dancer. he was an all around guy and had problems with nobody. these boys out here need to realize this game isnt funny. killing innocent lives isn't right. we love you chris and may you rest in paradise.
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Dec 19, 2009
 
thats ashame I really mean that sometimes good inocent people get killed for no reason.
rico

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Tommy S wrote:
Rico is going to have a field day with this one. Finally new material, involving a shooting of a teenage Mexican. Merry X-Mas rico! Take it away.
X-Mas? It's Christmas!
Word has this punk was shot between the eyes and was wearing very expensive sneakers.
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Hell Yeah Zotik Was Talented...I Have All Tha Music He Recorded As A "Trouble Minded"Artist And They Will Be Released Wen We Feel It Is Tha Right Time...For Now Let My Dudes Rest In Peace N Tha Cowards Who Did This S**t Rot...IDK If Anyone Cares But Tha Craziest Part About Chris Dying Is...Just A Couple Months Back We Did A Song About His Death Like It Was Nothing...N For This To Happen Hits Deep...Like I Said Trouble Minded Aint Tha Same Witout U Zotik..Rest Ur Soul Brother...1
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First off Chris R.I.P. I haven't seen him since he was a child but its still hard to believe someone could want to hurt such a good kid they say the good die young and Chris is a perfect example for that saying. Rico I wish it would've been u because you have got to be the dumbest person alive. Chris we LOVE YOU and already MISS YOU!
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Dec 20, 2009
 
first off rest in peace my zotik we will miss you n u will always be in our hearts. this kid was like a lil brother to me, one of my brothers best friends basically i knew him n he wasnt a trouble maker he was a good kid that loved to help out others & for sum idot like rico to make a stupid ass comment like that just shows how ignorant n stupid people really are!!! i love you zotik r.i.p lil brother
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Dec 20, 2009
 
oh n he was puerto rican not mexican dumb ass! n for u to be worried about someones shoes wtf you have to be joking right!!!! how old are you 2??? rico
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Dec 20, 2009
 
rico wrote:
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X-Mas? It's Christmas!
Word has this punk was shot between the eyes and was wearing very expensive sneakers.
what the hell does his shoes have to do w/this so he wore nice shoes thats no reason to kill someone or hate someone why do people hate cause someone has something better than you. poeple should not hate because one person has done better I dont hate my friends that have a better car than me it just makes me work harder so I can get decent things. Dont Hate God did not put us on this earth for that.
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Dec 20, 2009
 
First of all, this is my cousin. How dare you come on here and make cynical remarks when my family is suffering because he was taken from us in such a brutal manner? He was NOT a gangbanger & he was not Mexican (Tommy). He was Puerto Rican, but what the heck does ethnic background have to do with anything? Or expensive sneakers?

The truth of the matter is that Chris was taken from us at such an early age and nothing can bring him back. My cousin was a great person & a talented MC. We love you Chris and I'm so sorry this happened to you.
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Dec 20, 2009
 
i agree with his cuzzin anais im sorry for ur loss am here for u and ur family we love you chris our angle!!!!
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Anais wrote:
He was NOT a gangbanger & he was not Mexican (Tommy). He was Puerto Rican, but what the heck does ethnic background have to do with anything?
You obviously aren't familiar with rico's postings. He's the lone nut that keeps this forum running. That's actually even better for him. Now he can say Humbolt Park is coming in addition to Little Village and Section 8. Thanks for clearing that up!
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Dec 20, 2009
 
First of all Rico, Chris was no punk. How dare you sit and disrespect my family who is devastated by his death. You obviously dont know what the hell you are talking about. So before you sit and open your big mouth get the facts straight. First he is Puerto Rican not mexican. Who gives a crap about his shoes? His life means more than a pair of sneakers. Remember that he was a son, brother, and uncle. So rather than judge someone you dont know, focus your energy on something positive like trying to stop tragedies such as what happened to Christopher from happening to other people. Rest In Peace to my Little Cousin Chris. We love you and you will be deeply missed!
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X-Mas? It's Christmas!
Word has this punk was shot between the eyes and was wearing very expensive sneakers.
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Dec 20, 2009
 
rico should be investigated.,sounds like he had such hatered. maybe he knows who? or what?., i live afew blocks along the way, iam in disbelive, my kids walk these streets., what about the bars on 26th street around the corner, has the berwyn police dept. bother to stop by to investigate these estableshments. anyway there is nothig i could write to make you the friends and family feel better,from one parent to another i just want you to know that iam shearing the pain with you even thogh i did not know chis personaly nore fisicly.
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Dec 20, 2009
 
resident of berwyn wrote:
rico should be investigated.,sounds like he had such hatered. maybe he knows who? or what?., i live afew blocks along the way, iam in disbelive, my kids walk these streets., what about the bars on 26th street around the corner, has the berwyn police dept. bother to stop by to investigate these estableshments. anyway there is nothig i could write to make you the friends and family feel better,from one parent to another i just want you to know that iam shearing the pain with you even thogh i did not know chis personaly nore fisicly.
I agree w/you I'll say a prayer for Chris's family my thoughts and prayers are w/them during this horrable time this is a painful moment God Bless
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Dec 20, 2009
 
resident of berwyn wrote:
rico should be investigated.,sounds like he had such hatered. maybe he knows who? or what?., i live afew blocks along the way, iam in disbelive, my kids walk these streets., what about the bars on 26th street around the corner, has the berwyn police dept. bother to stop by to investigate these estableshments. anyway there is nothig i could write to make you the friends and family feel better,from one parent to another i just want you to know that iam shearing the pain with you even thogh i did not know chis personaly nore fisicly.
Yeah, investigate Rico and don't bother with why this is happening in Berwyn. Like everything I've said since post #1 was the new residents are the blame for Berwyn's change.
When are you guys going to wake up! There's a reason they now have a dorky uniform code at Mortan West. And it's not because the 2% of white teens like them.
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Dec 21, 2009
 
I never spoke to chris but we bumped serval times outside, I would always see him go to the gas station. Its sad that when a tragedy like this bad occurs we All try to come together to show our appriciation towards The beloved one that passed away. Unfortunately in this situation Christopher... RIP. As a mother I know the pain of loosing a child, a sibling.... a family member. A loved one period. It hurts.... but with all the respect to christophers family especially his mother.....' yes ,it hurts having to had lost a young, bright, talented, young man, but he is now at rest and this is the time to come together and pray for christopher, for his justice to be made. He is in a better place..... I will pray everyday....... REST IN PEACE CHRISTOPHER....... and for dat low life, good for nothing, coward who took the life of this innocent young man....its a shame you were put on this earth for taking the life of a human !!!!!!!... please let us all pray.
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Dec 21, 2009
 
Christopher rest in peace. Although we never got to know one another I know you were a good person. I've heard several good things about you. Its very traggic when you lose a close person to you due to gun violence. I personally have lost many friends to violence in the streets caused by guns. Although you are in a better place now in heaven sitting next to God, your family and friends will miss you dearly. You will not be forgotten. May justice be served and that coward who took your life may he rot in jail once he is captured. That's how I feel about that. I send my condolences to your family and loved ones. Que dios te quide mucho. Rest in peace for eternity.
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Dec 21, 2009
 
To The Rivera Family,
May God Bless you and your whole entire family. My condoliences go out to you all. He will be in my prayers, but never the less he is safe now from no harm. And has been taken because God always chooses the best.

For the senseless comments, jumping into conclusions. If you are not apart of this mans family then no need to speak on something that never happened and jump into conclusions without the right answers. You should be ashamed of yourselves.

And to those that left true sincere thoughts and comments. May God bless you. And your hearts for reaching out in prayer.

May Good Bless You Chris and May You Give each and everyone a sign From your family to close true friends. You are here and know you are never forgotten.

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