Chicago Murder Epidemic

Chicago Shootings Leave 3 Dead 5 Wounded


Three men were killed and at least four people have been wounded in shootings since Saturday evening in Chicago, police said. At 12:20 a.m. Sunday, a 27-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were shot in Back of the Yards, said Chicago police spokesman Officer Hector Alfaro. They were in a parked car in the 5300…

Suspect in Tyshawn Lee Killing Free on $1 Million Bond


A person of interest in the gang related killing of 9 year old Tyshawn Lee in Chicago has been ordered held on $1million bail on an unrelated charge of being a felon in possession of a gun. Corey Morgan, 27, was arrested Monday afternoon along with Dwight Boone-Doty, 21, by officers acting on a tip…

Chicago 1 Dead 7 Wounded in Shootings across the City


A 25 year old man was shot and critically wounded in the East Chatham neighborhood, police said. The man was in the 7900 block of South Ellis Avenue when he was shot multiple times about 7:55 p.m., said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago police spokesman. Chicago police work the scene Nov. 5, 2015, near where…

CPD Chief says 9-year-old Boy Targeted, Lured into Alley and Executed


Nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee was targeted because of his father’s gang ties, lured into a South Side alley Monday afternoon and executed, Chicago police officials said Thursday. Speaking at the edge of the Gresham alley where Tyshawn was shot multiple times, Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy called the slaying “probably the most abhorrent, cowardly, unfathomable crime”…

Chicago Shootings 2 Dead, 9 Wounded


Two men were killed and at least nine others were wounded in West, North and South side shootings Tuesday, Chicago police said. The latest fatality occurred at 6:15 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Artesian Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, police said. A 24-year-old man was standing outside when two male attackers walked…

Aspiring Chicago Model killed in drive-by shooting in Englewood


It was all coming together for 20 year old North Shore resident Kaylyn Pryor. The effervescent Evanston Township High School grad, who was attending Robert Morris University, had won the “Mario, Make Me a Model” competition sponsored annually by Chicago’s Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas in September. And she had just signed her…

9 Year Old Boy Murdered by Gangs in a Chicago Alley, Shot Multiple Times

A 9-year-old boy was shot multiple times in an alley in the Gresham neighborhood on the city’s south east side. According to reports the child was on his way to play basketball in a nearby park. One community activist reports, the child was caught in the middle of gang crossfire and that several people involved in the incident were seen running from the alley. St. Sabinas Father Pfleager is offering up a $6,000 dollar reward to find the killer or killers. All involved in the killing of this child are still at large.

Nov 2nd 2015

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Father Pfleger Offers $6000 Reward for info in Killing of 9 year old Chicago Boy

Father Pfleger held a press conference an hour after an 9 year-old boy was gunned down in an alley at 80th and Damen ave in the Gresham Neighborhood in Chicago, Father Pfleger offered a $6000 reward for information leading to the capture of the 8 year old boys killer, he went on to say the child was shot multiple times in a very viscous fashion, he clarified for the press, “this was not an accident it was an execution, who the hell shoots an eight year old child its inhuman” , he closed the press conference with this statement “when an eight year is old gunned down execution style, then we lost it as a city”.

Nov 2nd 2015

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Chicago Halloween Weekend Shootings 2 Dead, 28 Wounded


Two are dead and at least 28 other people, including a 10-year-old boy, were wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago. So far this year, the city of Chicago has seen at least 2,568 people shot, about 400 more than during the same period last year, according to a Chicago Tribune analysis of shootings data collected…

Chicago Tribune Releases Shooting Statistics for 2015


The map below shows where people were shot in Chicago, broken down by community area. Darker shades of blue indicate greater numbers of victims in those community areas.This data is compiled from reporting done by the Chicago Tribune Breaking News staff and is typically updated more than once per week. Therefore, the most recent shootings…

Maggio News Documents Bloody Labor Day SHOOTINGS in Chicago

Maggio News took the streets of Chicago over the Labor Day holiday weekend to cover the violence happening in the streets of Chicago. Over a 72 hour period Citizen Journalist Vic Maggio documented the Labor Day violence through the perspective of his camera lens, the dramatic footage captured is violent and graphic to say the least, and in the video at great risk to his own personal safety he criss crosses the city in the dark of night tracking the elusive shooters roaming the streets of Chicago.

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Chicago 3 Dead, 9 Wounded in City Shootings


Two women and a man were killed and at least nine others wounded in shootings across the South and West sides Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police. Most recently a woman was shot dead about 7:45 a.m. Sunday in the 7200 block of South Green Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South…