Murderer's Row: Slayings on 79th Street have some residents scared to go outside
BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor August 30, 2014 9:48AM
Ehrick Harper. | Mike Lansu/Sun-Times
Updated: September 2, 2014 5:51AM
When the weather is nice, Ehrick Harper likes to sit outside of the Chatham Great Choice apparel store where he works.
Harper, 38, knows the store is on a particularly violent stretch of East 79th Street, but says he makes the two-hour commute from the West Side because he needs work. “I have to feel safe — it’s my job,” Harper says with a smile as he glances over his right shoulder at his co-worker. . . READ MORE