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Ghanaian shot dead in Chicago on Christmas Day

Albert Adu Aboagye preaching on the theme ” Sinful World” 4 months ago

A Ghanaian was shot dead in the Chatham neighborhood on south side of Chicago on Christmas Day, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office have confirmed. Albert Adu Aboagye was shot seven times in the chest and head in front of his house around 12:20am when he was returning from work. According to the Chicago police, two males walked up and opened fire killing him on the spot. No one has been arrested so far.

The shocking news has hit the Ghanaian community in and around Chicago like a tornado, especially members of the SDA Church where he was an active member. According to some church members and friends who stormed his house on 81st/Wabash in Chicago on hearing the news, the Ghanaian community has lost a very generous and humble man.



  1. Gladys Azumah

    So,so sad, condolence to his family.May his soul RIPP.

  2. How sad. May uncle Albert rest in perfect peace. But law enforcement should try their best to seek and bring the pepertrators of this hideous crime to justice

  3. Imam R. Rufai

    We are from God and to Him we shall Return.. Condolences to the Edu family, SDA Church, and the Ghanaian Community. May his soul RIPP..Amen. The Ansarud-deen Muslim Community share your loss on this sudden death

  4. Daniel Acquah

    You’re safe place in the Hands of our l Lord RIP
    Agya Aboagye.

  5. Kwame. chicago.

    His soul rest in peace. Albert Adu aboagy

  6. I’m deeply saddened by your sudden and untimely death. It’s like a dream to me but I take consolation from the fact that you are resting in the bosom of the Most High God. Opanin, You will be sorely missed.

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