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GRIEVING friends of an Irish actor who was gunned down in an American street have raised thousands of dollars to bring his killers to justice.

Five months ago 27-year-old Dubliner Barry Cunnane was shot to death by Chicago gang members as he walked with a friend but police have drawn a blank in tracking down the men who murdered him.

Last week hundreds of Barry's friends and countrymen gathered in Chicago's Irish American Heritage Center for a six-hour benefit concert to raise reward money to help catch the callous killer.

So far they estimate they have $15,000 towards the manhunt.

The fundraiser featured Irish bagpipe music, a buffet, a raffle and a cash bar for an event that friends said "matched Cunnane's fun-loving, generous and eclectic personality".

Detectives believe Barry was the victim of a bizarre gang initiation as he walk home with a friend after attending a wedding.

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Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Oct 12, 2003
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