Brothers Slain At Evanston Cigar Shop

CBS Chicago

Updated 07/31/13 – 11:48 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two brothers were found shot to death inside an Evanston tobacco and cigar shop overnight.

CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports crime scene investigators spent the night at Evanston Pipe & Tobacco, after 38-year-old Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem and 34-year-old Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem were found in the basement.

Police were called to the scene Tuesday night, after their relatives grew concerned because they could not reach the brothers.

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The family shop has been operating in downtown Evanston for more than 30 years. The brothers took over the business about five years ago, after their father — an immigrant from India who opened the store 35 years ago — became wheelchair bound.

Relatives said the records at the store showed the last…

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