Family said Vernon Commings was a changed man after serving a six-year prison term.
George Dunn, 23, was killed in March on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Lyn Ward, 54, was working at a Subway on Feb. 9 when she was shot to death.
Before 26-year-old Fidel Benitez was shot down in April, he had dreams of attending culinary school.
Mushun Franklin was fatally shot multiple times on Sept. 28.
Family said Rogelio Cervantes was trying to change for his two young daughters.
Hansen Jackson was fatally shot in Humboldt Park about two months before his second child was born.
Man’s family said he had dreams of opening a soul food restaurant before he was killed April 15.
Christopher Jones, 30, was killed in South Deering in July.
Sameer Barakat was very close to his younger brother, who was with him when he was shot.
Ornette Massey was shot on the same street corner before - but this time, it was fatal.
Jabari Minter, 24, died in a shooting two blocks from his home in Auburn Gresham.
Taki Crews' mom moved her son out of Cabrini Green hoping he would be safer in Austin.
Rush's mother said her son was a victim of mistaken identity when he was killed in February.
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