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Police Hunt Gunman Who Shot Flossmoor Resident, Thornton Teacher

Police said teacher and Flossmoor resident Michael Brown was shot in the back while driving through Harvey Saturday. He was listed in stable condition Monday.

Harvey police are looking for a person who shot a Flossmoor resident in the back over the weekend. 

Michael Brown, a Thornton High School teacher, was discovered shot in the back after crashing his car into a parked one near 154th Street and Ashland Avenue Saturday, Times of Northwest Indiana reports. 

Police told reporters that they did not know where the shot originated, or if Brown was the intended target.

Brown is a math teacher at the school. He was taken to Advocated Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he remained in serious condition Monday. 


Read more on the Times. 

SouthSide May 08, 2014 at 10:30 AM
I wish him a speedy recover. I hope he is able to shed some light on the hows and whys.
Tom Hamilton May 08, 2014 at 01:21 PM
that's it. no longer driving thru Harvey as a more direct route to 57
Brian James May 11, 2014 at 01:37 PM
Yep, and to get to down-town Homewood it tells you to get off of SB. 294 at 159th instead of Dixie
Brandon May 08, 2014 at 09:02 PM
There are some ignorant, crazy, mentally Ill people in Illinois period. Mr. Brown may have not known who shot him. These bastards are using humans as practice targets!! I'm in before. 7 pm can't do Harvey, Markham, or the South-side of Chicago.
Genvieve LaChappele May 09, 2014 at 07:26 PM
Warm weather is here! Murder season has begun!

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