Blues Musician Among 5 Men Killed In Thursday Shootings Citywide

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A familiar face to those who follow Chicago’s blues scene has been identified as one of the latest victims of gun violence in the city.

Eric “Guitar” Davis, 41, was found fatally shot with multiple gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in the 6700 block of South East End Avenue in the city’s South Shore neighborhood, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. He was killed just three blocks away from and about a half hour after another man, 74-year-old deacon Willie Cooper,was also found fatally shot inside a vehicle.

 

As DNAinfo Chicago notes, Davis was a fixture of the city’s blues music community. He was the son of legendary blues drummer Bobby “Top Hat” Davis and an up-and-coming musician who fronted his band, the Troublemakers.

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