Nine shot Monday in Chicago; 19 displaced in Gage Park Haz-Mat | May 1, 2018

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Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.

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The man, 30, was in the 9000 block of South Escanaba Avenue about 12:20 a.m. when he was shot in the head.
Jalen Vales, 27, was charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated battery of a peace officer.
Lance Lynn threw six scoreless innings in his best start of season. The Sox benefitted from Giants reliever Camilo Doval’s error in the ninth that allowed Gavin Sheets to reach base.