Juvenile arrested in shooting death of city worker

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The scene outside a Starbucks just down the block from CPD headquarters after two people shot there. | Andy Grimm/For Sun-Times

A juvenile has been arrested in the death of a 311 operator, who was shot last month outside a Starbucks at 35th and State, Chicago police said Friday.

Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, who released in the information on Twitter, had no further details. More information was expected to be available at a news conference later Friday.

Yvonne Nelson, 49, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Nelson, of the 4900 block of South Vincennes, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she died at 4:33 p.m., authorities said. She had been a communications operator for 311 City Services since 2002, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

Yvonne Nelson | Provided photo

Yvonne Nelson | Provided photo

A gang member, not Nelson, was the intended target, police said at the time.

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