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Businessman is killed in shooting on 57th Street

Police are investigating the murder of Herbert L. Goode, who was

shot multiple times Saturday in the 2300 block of West 57th Street.

Goode, 66, was outside the six-space industrial building he owned on the block when he was shot about 2 p.m.

Tenants, many of whom came to his assistance, said he was carrying

rent money he had just collected. The tenants believe the motive may have been robbery.{{more}}

Goode owned Silver Cloud Galleries, a custom framing shop at 20 W. Ohio St. in the River North neighborhood, as well as the industrial

properties.

His tenants said he was collecting rent there when a gunman came up to him in the middle of the street and opened fire, hitting him in the chest. He fell near his red car, close to the entrance to one of his buildings.

Goode, a Palos Park resident, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital.

According to reports from tenants, some suspect he may have been set up by someone who knew he would be there collecting money. It is thought he was carrying hundreds, or even thousands of dollars.

Police believe it was a robbery and are checking various security

cameras in that area for leads. A light-blue car was reportedly

seen speeding away.

Survivors include his wife, Karen, and son, Alex Goode, 26.

Originally from Larchmont, N.Y., Goode was a businessman

for more than 30 years. His son said he was an avid motorcycle

rider, and donor and volunteer to animal welfare organization. He

had been active in local school boards and the Boy Scouts of

America.

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