Chicago Dad Killed by Fireworks Device Launched from a Mortar Tube on Kostner Ave Chicago

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Police, firefighters, and paramedics responded about 10:00 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024 to a report that a man was struck in the head by a fireworks detonation in the block of 3000 North Kostner Avenue Chicago.

Police, firefighters, and paramedics discovered a man dead at the scene with fatal head trauma. A 34-year-old male victim suffered head trauma while looking down the tube of a mortar. There was a delayed launch of a fireworks projectile, and the projectile struck the man in the head while he was checking on the status of the ignited fireworks device.

The victim was pronounced dead on scene and Area Five Detectives began the investigation at the scene on Kostner Avenue near Wellington Avenue in the northern area of the Hermosa neighborhood.

The Cook County Medical Examiners Office identified the man as Earl Lory of Chicago. Early Lory was the father of two young children, with a wife that is 5 months pregnant.

Earl Lory, a 34-year-old father of 2 young children with a third on the way, was killed setting of fireworks on the Fourth of July (ABC 7 Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ

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