Chicago Gang Shootings

Back of the Yards Shooting leaves 1 dead 1 wounded

On Saturday June 11th at around 10:20 pm a teenaged boy was shot and killed on the city’s South Side.

The 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were shot in the 5200 block of South Sangamon Street in the Back of the Yards Neighborhood.

Police say the two were standing in the street when someone in a silver Audi fired several shots.

The 17-year-old was shot in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died.

The 19-year-old was shot in the arm and also taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized overnight.

According to police on the scene one of the two victims exchanged return gunfire with the occupants of the Audi.

The Shooter or Shooters are still at large.

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Bloody Friday in Chicago 2 dead 17 wounded in Shootings across the City

On Friday May 10th at around at 8:45 p.m. two men were shot in Englewood Neighborhood on Chicago’s South-side. The two men, ages 26 and 27, were standing outside the Mobil Gas station on the 200 block of West Garfield Blvd, when two gunmen walked up and opened fire on the two then ran away and disappeared into the night. The two men were shot multiple times, one of the men was killed and has been identified as, Terry Bates Jr. age 26, he was pronounced dead at 10:35 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The condition of the 27-year-old, who suffered chest and leg wounds, is in stabilize condition.

Investigators say the shooting was gang-related.

This video stands out because it shows the sheer fire power these gang members possess, the amount of shell casings left behind at the scene shows the massive amount of bullets that were fired during the attack, these stray bullets sometimes randomly hit innocent people driving or walking in the affected area. Two examples of indiscriminate bullets that found their targets happened on Friday, a 5-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet in Marquette Park, and a 73-year-old man shot in the face at a South Side gas station when he was caught driving through a gang shoot out, in the South Shore Neighborhood. In all of these cases the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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6-year-old shot in the back in drive-by in Palmer Square Neighborhood

On Monday June 6th at around 8:10 p.m. a 6-year-old girl was shot in the back and critically injured in the Palmer Square neighborhood on Chicago’s North-side.

The child was shot by GANG members on the 2100 block of North Bingham Street.

The girl was playing in front of the home when a silver vehicle full of GANG BANGERS drove up and multiple shooters began firing, on shot hit the girl in the back.

A quick thinking relative immediately drove the girl to the St. Mary’s medical center; she was then transferred in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.

Neighbors said they heard between eight to 10 shots in about 15 seconds, another resident that has lived on the block for 31 years said the gunshots were loud, and said the suspects used three different guns. The resident also pointed out the fact that there have been three shootings at that house in the past year.

Outside Stroger family members were crying and talking outside. The family declined to talk to reporters, the one thing they did say was that the girl’s condition has stabilized as of early Tuesday morning. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Early Weekend Shootings in Chicago leaves 5 dead, 18 wounded

Five people were killed and 18 others have been wounded by gunfire since late morning Friday, and early Saturday including a teen accidentally shot dead in Bridgeport, two men injured at a union hall on the Far South Side, and two people shot on the Stevenson Expressway.

On Saturday June 4th at around 12:15 am, two people were shot in the Humboldt Park Neighborhood on Chicago’s Westside. A 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were standing on the sidewalk on the 4100 block of West Potomac Avenue when shots were fired at them from down the block. The man was shot in the buttocks, and the woman was shot in the lower right leg. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, this shooting is believed to gang related. A resident on the block said, “These gang shootings are no longer just men or boys the girls are now shooting and being shot in our neighborhood .The gunshots are heard every day and all night, the madness never ends, I fear for both my young daughters safety” the last thing the resident said was? “It’s out of control I think it’s time to move out of here”. The shooters or shooters are still at large.

Three Men Shot in Drive by in Garfield Park

On Saturday May 28th at around 1:45 a.m., three men were shot in the Garfield Park Neighborhood on Chicago’s west side. The three men were standing outside a local food mart on the corner of Walnut and Homan, when suddenly a car drove by and someone inside fired a massive amount of shots at the three men hitting all three.

A 26-year-old man was shot in his leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was listed as “stable,”

A 23-year-old man was shot in his back and was in guarded condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

A 27-year-old man was shot in his thigh and took himself to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was listed as “stable.

According to CPD the 26-year-old man and 23-year-old man are documented gang members, and this shooting is believed to be Gang related, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Wild Car to Car Shootout in the Irving Park Neighborhood

On Saturday Morning May 28th a wild shootout took place on the 4300 block of north Kimball Avenue in the Irving Park Neighborhood on Chicago’s Northside. At around 2:55 am the occupants of two cars started shooting at one another as they raced down North Kimball Avenue. The wild shootout ended at Kimball and Cullom with a 29 year-old man being shot in the throat, the car seen in the video is the losing car in the gun battle. The man that was shot is a documented gang member and the shooting is believed to be gang related. The other car fled the scene after the man was shot and then crashed. According to the police radio one of the shooters was a woman she was arrested and was immediately taken into police custody. The other suspects fled the scene and the shooter or shooters are still at large.
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Gang Member Shot in front of Church’s 10 foot Cross

On Thursday April 14th at 4:15pm a 23 year old male reputed gang member was shot in the ankle in a drive by shooting on the 5300 block of south Morgan Street in the Back of the Yards Neighborhood, the shooting happened in front of the Original Holy Ark Church located on the middle of the block on South Morgan Street. The man was shot feet from a giant ten foot cross located in front of the church. The man is in stable to good condition the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Gang Conflict in Marquette Park Neighborhood leaves 25 year old man Dead

Twenty five year old Raymond Pryor was shot several times in the chest around 12:10 a.m. Friday on the 6500 block of South Western Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood. Officers found him lying on the sidewalk unresponsive; he was pronounced dead at the scene. He was apparently walking out of a barbershop on south Western Avenue when he was shot.

Many of Pryor’s relatives and friends were on the crime scene, his distraught mother Charisma Pryor was also on the scene, she was dazed and hugging family members as they arrived. His mother said. “He doesn’t even travel at this time of the night.”

Police said Raymond Pryor was a documented gang member and said his shooting was due to an ongoing gang conflict in the area. Pryor’s arrest record includes aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possessing a rifle in 2011 and, in the most recent case in 2013, he was charged with possessing a controlled substance.

Family members did acknowledged Pryor’s past criminal history but claimed he wasn’t a gang member. They said he has been successfully turning around his life. He got his GED in 2014 and attended Kennedy-King College. His mother said he hoped to one day work in the fashion industry,

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