A man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Tuesday for a fatal shooting in the South Shore neighborhood in 2013. Omar Gunn, 20, was found guilty of murder Nov. 30, 2016, after a bench trial before Judge Timothy Joseph Joyce, according to Cook County court records. About 6:10 p.m. Sept. 13, 2013, Gunn chased…
A Gunman with a high-powered rifle opened fire on a car in the Brighton Park neighborhood Wednesday night, killing a teen and wounding four other people, according to Chicago police. On the Southwest Side, some of the victims were believed to be members of the Satan Disciples street gang and the attackers members of the…
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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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…
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…
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…
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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Charges were upgraded against a South Side man a few months after the teenage boy he’s accused of shooting in Englewood died. Corey Strother Jr. was only 15 in December 2015 when Swonn Herron put a bullet in his neck in the 5900 block of South Princeton Avenue, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday. Corey, who…
A South Side man whose street name was referred to in lyrics by several Chicago rappers was found guilty of the 2014 fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. A Cook County jury convicted 20-year-old Ahbin Sardin of first-degree murder Thursday night for the shooting death of Venzel…
A federal prosecutor laid out a violent, terrifying story Wednesday for jurors as opening statements began in the trial of six alleged members of Chicago’s so-called “super gang” the Hobos. Federal prosecutor Patrick Otlewski told jurors that the super gang was “an all-star team of the worst of the worst.” “You will look into the…
One man was killed and at least eight others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago.
A man was discovered shot to death about 2:15 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Police responded to a call of a person shot and found 33-year-old Michael Buckner lying in a lot in the 3900 block of West Monroe, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Buckner, whose address was not known, was shot in the legs, neck and abdomen and pronounced dead at the scene at 2:34 a.m., authorities said. Area North detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.
Most recently, two people were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
The 17-year-old boy and 20-year-old man were standing on the sidewalk about 9:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 51st Street when someone in a black car nearby opened fire, according to police. The boy was shot in both thighs and right foot, while the man suffered a gunshot wound to the right shin. They were both taken to Stroger Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized. A Chicago police source said the older man is a documented gang member, and strongly believe this shooting is gang related the shooter or shooters are still at large.
Less than an hour earlier, a 40-year-old man was seriously wounded in a Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting on the West Side. He was standing on the sidewalk about 9:15 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Haddon when he heard shots and realized he’d been struck in the back of the head, police said. The man — a documented gang member — took himself to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center and was being transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. Continue Reading
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Two people—including a pregnant woman—were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Monday afternoon on Chicago’s Southside. The victims were shot in front of their house and were then chased into the home by gang shooters. They were identified by family, as 23-year-old Crystal Myer and 25-year-old Albert Moore, a couple expecting their first child. Family outside of Stroger Hospital said the baby has been delivered while both parents were still in surgery. Police say Moore is a documented gang member.
There was a shooting the day before just 100 feet from Crystal Myers home, the man that was shot died on the scene from multiple gunshot wounds, she was seen in the neighborhood the day before she was shot, by crisis responder Andrew Holmes, he seen her crying and walking away from the shooting he stopped and talked with the young woman she was quite shaken and could not wait to get the hell out of this neighborhood, she was getting ready to move to a home in Ohio in the next couple of days with the father of her child Albert Moore . There is a possibility this shooting was retaliation for what she might have witnessed the day before??? Only CPD investigators will find out the answer to this question? The shooter or shooters are still at large.
At 12:30 a.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was killed in the West Ridge Neighborhood on Chicago’s North side.
He was walking in the 2100 block of West Devon Avenue when someone wearing a gray hoodie and light blue pants fired shots at him. He was hit in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene in the middle of the street, his body was draped by a sheet. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Miguel Bahena of the 5600 block of North Campbell Avenue. Mr. Bahena is said to be a made member of the Latin Kings Street Gang.
A witness at the scene described what he seen while driving on Devon and seeing Bahena’s friend standing, hysterical, in the middle of the road.
“He, screaming, throwing his shirt on the ground as he stood over the body.
The man stayed at the scene where his friend was killed for hours, with the victim’s blood all over his jeans.
Area north detectives are investigating this gang related shooting; the shooter or shooters are still at large.
Around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was killed in West Ridge Neighborhood on Chicago’s North side. He was walking in the 2100 block of West Devon Avenue when someone wearing a gray hoodie and light blue pants fired shots at him. He was hit in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene in…
On Friday evening around 11:00 pm three men were wounded in a shooting in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood The men were walking on the sidewalk near Cab Works custom elevator at Diversey and Hamlin avenues, when two other men walked up from behind and opened fire on the three people. The Bullets hit one of…
Two people were shot at a laundromat on the city’s South Side Friday morning and surveillance video captured two men opening fire.
A man and woman were struck by gunfire in the 6800-block of South Stony Island. At least one shot went into the laundromat through the front door window.
By 9:30 a.m. surveillance footage showed two people on bikes, at least one was armed and ready to fire. They circled the parking lost at 68th and Stoney Island. It becomes clear they had a target in mind. The pair, one on a Divvy bike, rode up to the front of a laundromat, dropped the bikes and strolled in. Within a matter of seconds, they spotted someone and immediately the target took off.
He tripped over a laundry cart on the way out and dodged bullets coming at him from behind. And then there was a woman in pink who walked out just ahead of the gunfire, only for it to come her way by chance. She tried to duck, but a bullet grazed her shoulder. And just like that, the gunman ran away as fast as he fired.
The female victim was driven to the hospital. The male victim, in his 20s, was taken to the hospital by ambulance. He was shot in the back and lower leg.
Police are now looking for the suspect.
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