Chicago Gang Shootings

2 Dead in Gang Shooting in Back of the Yards Gas Station

Two people were killed Tuesday morning in a shooting at a gas station on Chicago’s South Side. Police said a 25-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were sitting in a dark vehicle in the 5100-block of South Halsted Street in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood just after 8:15 a.m. That’s when a white…

How Millionaires Gang Fantasy Screwed up the West Side of Chicago

On his social media sites, Thaddeus “T.J.” Jimenez called himself Batman and Bruce Wane — misspelling the name of the comic hero’s alter ego, millionaire Bruce Wayne. But unlike Bruce Wayne, Jimenez used his fortune for evil. What really caught the attention of the police, though, was that he started expanding his gang beyond its…

Gang Related Drive By Shooting Outside Cook County Court House

Police say a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times while trying to enter the Cook County Courthouse Monday. At about 10:19 a.m., a white van drove by when someone fired shots from the vehicle, striking the victim. Two off-duty Chicago police officers were entering the courthouse at the same time, witnessed the shooting and apprehended…

Third Gang Member Charged in Killing of Westside Toddler

LEFT TO RIGHT: Dionel Harris, Jeremy Ellis, Lavontay White, Devon Swan Two more men have been charged with the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old boy and his uncle that also left a pregnant woman wounded on Valentine’s Day in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Bond was denied Friday for Doniel Harris, 19, who faces one count…

Driver Killed in Gang Shooting on Lake Shore Drive

Chicago police shut down southbound Lake Shore Drive from Hollywood Avenue to Fullerton Avenue for nearly three hours early Wednesday morning a murder investigation. A man in his 20s was shot around 3:45 a.m., police said. He was heading south on Lake Shore in a Lexus when another car pulled up next to him near…

Two Teen Boys Shot in Roseland Neighborhood

Two teenage boys were shot Friday evening in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. The boys – both 17 – were walking about 6:50 p.m. in the 10300 block of South Corliss when someone approached them, pulled out a gun and opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The first boy was shot in…

Man Gunned Down in Gang Related Shooting on West Side

A man was shot dead on an Austin neighborhood porch early Saturday on the West Side, according to Chicago Police. The 29-year-old was sitting in front of a home about 2:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Lorel when someone walked up and shot him repeatedly across the body, police said. He was taken…

Chicago Gang Member Shot in the Head New Years Eve in Englewood

A man was shot early Sunday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

Just before 4 a.m., the 26-year-old man was in a vehicle in the 200 block of West 63rd Street when three people got out of another vehicle and fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

The man suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

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4 Shot 2 Killed in Brighton Park Gang Shooting

Chicago police said four people were shot and two of them killed in a shooting in the city’s Brighton Park neighborhood. The shooting took place shortly before 4 p.m. in the 4300-block of South Rockwell. Police said the victims were walking down the street when two unknown offenders got out of a silver car parked…

Bloody Chicago 1 killed 5 wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

A man was killed and at least five more were wounded in separate shootings across Chicago on Tuesday. The fatal attack happened about 2:15 p.m. in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, where two 18-year-old men heard gunfire while walking north in the 2300 block of South Whipple, according to Chicago Police. They were…

Bloody Chicago 9 Killed, 42 wounded in Weekend Shootings

Nine people were killed and at least 42 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. The latest killing happened Sunday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. An 18-year-old man was shot in the torso at 4:23 p.m. in the 4900 block of West West End, according…

Bloody Chicago 2 dead 13 wounded in Shootings across the city

Two men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

At 6:09 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot to death in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was outside in the 2500 block of North Kostner when someone got out of a parked vehicle and opened fire before running away, according to Chicago Police. He was shot in the torso and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released his name. Police said the shooting likely was gang-related.

In Tuesday’s first shooting, a 24-year-old man was killed and another man was wounded in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The men were in a vehicle at 12:06 a.m. traveling in the 1800 block of North Laramie when someone in another vehicle fired shots at them, police said. The victims’ vehicle then struck a building. The younger man was shot in the left side of his buttocks and left hand and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. His name has not yet been released. The 36-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where his condition was stabilized.

Most recently, a 40-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was walking at 11:43 p.m. in the 900 block of West 127th Street when a male walked up and announced a robbery, police said. The suspect didn’t steal anything, but fired shots before running away. The man suffered gunshot wounds to both legs and was taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, where his condition was stabilized.

About an hour earlier, three men were shot in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the Far South Side. They were sitting on a porch at 10:50 p.m. in the 10400 block of South Indiana when they heard gunfire and realized they had all been shot, police said. A 33-year-old man was shot in the left hand and taken to Roseland Community Hospital. A 34-year-old man was shot in the left arm and chest and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Both of their conditions were stabilized. The third man, 31, suffered a graze wound to the hip and refused medical attention, police said.

At 9:38 p.m., a 39-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Paulina in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, when two males walked up and fired shots, police said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the thighs and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Less than 20 minutes earlier, a man was shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. The 33-year-old was driving a vehicle about 9:20 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Sangamon when gunfire erupted and he was shot in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

About 8:05 p.m., a 19-year-old man was on the sidewalk in the 5300 block of South Morgan in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the right thigh, police said. He later showed up at St. Bernard Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, three men were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. They were standing in the 8700 block of South Princeton at 2:13 p.m. when a gray vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots, police said. A 19-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and waist and taken to Stroger Hospital, along with another 19-year-old with a wound to the upper left thigh. The third victim, 20, was shot in the right ankle and taken to St. Bernard Hospital. Their conditions were stabilized.

On Monday, one man was killed and at least 22 other people were wounded in shootings across the city.

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