Octavius Dontrell Lamb in Jive means: Eight Lives with a Lamb Chop Up the Keister
A 20-year-old West Side man was the first Chicago homicide victim of 2013, one of 11 people across the city shot since midnight.
Someone shot Octavius Dontrell Lamb, 20, in the throat in the 700 block of North Noble Street in the West Town neighborhood on the West Side, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Lamb, of the 700 block of North Throop Street, was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at 4:16 a.m., she said.
Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said the victim was shot in the chest at 3:50 a.m. at the Noble Street address.
No other details of the shooting were immediately available.
Nobody was in custody and Area Central detectives are investigating, Estrada said.
The apparent first shooting in 2013 happened about 1:15 a.m. on the 5100 block of West Madison Street in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said.