Lansing Man Was Killed While Playing Video Games

By Geoff Ziezulewicz on January 8, 2013 1:05am 

 A photo collage of Devon Greer is part of a memorial poster board hanging Oct. 29, 2012, on the apartment building where he was killed. Greer, 21, was sitting in a Humboldt Park apartment early on Oct. 27 when bullets were fired from outside, fatally striking him in the back.
A photo collage of Devon Greer is part of a memorial poster board hanging Oct. 29, 2012, on the apartment building where he was killed. Greer, 21, was sitting in a Humboldt Park apartment early on Oct. 27 when bullets were fired from outside, fatally striking him in the back.
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HUMBOLDT PARK — Devon Greer was sitting in a Humboldt Park apartment Oct. 27 when he was killed.

The 21-year-old Lansing native was playing PlayStation at about 3:40 a.m. on the first floor of the  building on the 3800 block of West August Boulevard when he was struck in the back from shots fired through a window, according to a CBS2 report.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was declared dead at 5:22 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiners office.

His family declined to comment for this story.

 

 

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