Seven people were killed and at least 48 more — including a pregnant woman — were wounded in gun violence across Chicago between late Friday afternoon and early Monday. The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired at 5:08…
At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, an attack in Garfield Park left a man dead and two women wounded. Witnesses said they were outside attending a birthday party in the 700 block of North Ridgeway Avenue when someone began shooting. There were at least 100 people on the block, which was decorated with balloons and shiny red…
A 16-year-old boy was arrested Friday in last month’s killing of a city of Chicago dispatcher, who was shot as she left a coffee shop near police headquarters by gunfire intended for a man who is gang member, authorities said. Yvonne Nelson, 49, of Chicago, who had recently finished her 14th year with the 311…
Six people were killed and 12 others were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening On Friday June 17th at around 9:00 pm a 16-year-old boy was shot to death in the West Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
The victim has been identified as 16-year-old Melvin Cook, he was shot in the head by two males who approached the vehicle as it cruised down an alley in the 6500 block of South Hamilton Avenue.
Cook and his friend were in the car when someone walked up and asked them, where they were from. “I’m not about that,” cook said to one of the gunman. Then the person opened fire killing the sixteen-year-old passenger, the boy’s friend was not hurt. Cook, who lived in the 5700 block of South Calumet, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:27 p.m. Police said the driver ran away from the vehicle after the shooting. The shooter or shooters are still at large.
On Friday June 17th at around 10:30 pm a 22-year-old man was shot in an alley on the 2200 South Kirkland Avenue in the North Lawndale neighborhood on Chicago’s west side. The man was standing with a group of people in a vacant lot in the alley when a gunman opened fire on the group fatally hitting 22-year-old Charles Wiley, aka Baby G of the 4200 block of West Cullerton Street. The 22-year-old was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. This was a gang related shooting the shooter or shooters are still at large.
On Saturday June 18th at around 3:40 a.m., a man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting in the 1300 block of West Hastings street in the University Village Neighborhood on Chicago’s South Westside.
One man, age 24, was shot in the back and was pronounced dead UIC Hospital. One man, age 29, was shot in both thighs, his hand and forearm. The other man, age 30, was shot in the hand. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital where their conditions stabilized.
It appears two of the victims work as security guards for Kates Detective Agency and apparently drove themselves to the 12th district police department for help after the shooting. Witnesses at the scene said the security guards pulled up to a large party outside the ABLA-Robert Brooks Homes before shots were fired this shooting is still under investigation by 12th district area detectives.
On Saturday June 18th at around 1:00 am a man was stabbed outside Harold’s Chicken on the 6900 block of south Ashland avenue in the Englewood Neighborhood on Chicago’s Southside. According to the police radio a group of men were fighting outside of Harold’s chicken when one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed the other then fled the scene threatening to return with a gun and finish the job, the man was slumped over sitting in the street while family members and friends comforted the man while he was being treated by paramedics and police the man was taken away by ambulance the condition of the victim is unknown at this time. All of this and much more happened in a 9-hour period from Friday at 8:00pm till 5:00 am Saturday morning this is just an average Friday night for Maggio News on the Bloody Streets of Chicago.
Three people were killed — including a Chicago Public Schools employee — and 10 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Thursday. The latest fatal shooting happened at 9:15 p.m. in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police. Victor Robinson, 31, was sitting on a porch in the 5700 block…
UPDATE: the man shot and killed was a CPS employee.
On Thursday June 16th at around 12:30 pm a man was shot in the head and killed in front of McNair Elementary School in the Austin Neighborhood on Chicago’s Westside.
The school was immediately put on locked down after the shooting so Chicago police detectives and forensics investigators could get the body off the street before the kids were released.
The man was shot outside the front entrance of the school and died slumped over a curb across the street.
Students from the school could be seen looking out of windows at the body lying in the street.
The voices of children could be heard through windows covered in burglar bars over the commotion outside.
The Chief of Detectives said the man had no criminal history or documented gang affiliation, and it wasn’t clear why he was shot. The incident didn’t have anything to do with students, staff or the school. The shooter or shooters are still at large.
Maggio News covered this shooting last weekend A Chicago man is charged with the murder of a high school student. 17-year-old Christopher Fields attended Urban Prep Academy. He was gunned down last weekend in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Maggio News covered this shooting last weekend Judy Fields has lived in the 5200 block…
Maggio News covered this shooting back in May Chicago police on Tuesday released surveillance photos of a man wanted in connection with a slaying in the Englewood neighborhood last month. The man got into a fight and then shot Semial Sigle, of the 200 block of West 109 th Street, about 12:20 a.m. May 21…
Seven people were killed and at least 35 others – including a 5-year-old girl – were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning. The weekend’s latest homicide happened Sunday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. About 8:35 a.m., an officer on patrol found 32-year-old Dwayne T. Triplett slumped…
UPDATE: Eight people were killed and 32 were wounded in another violent weekend in Chicago. The first 22 were shot from Friday night to Saturday morning, and several victims were juveniles as young as 14. This weekend also saw the 21st recorded shooting on an expressway in Chicago this year. And two 15 year olds were shot within an hour of each other in Back of the Yards Neighborhood. Early Monday morning a couple was shot, the man was killed and a woman was injured sitting in their car in the south loop.
On Saturday June 6th at around 11:25 pm a 15-year-old boys was shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The car was stopped at a traffic light at 47th and Ashland when someone just walked up to the vehicle and fired several shots into the car striking the boy in the lower back the car sped off and finally came to a stop at the corner of Ashland and Roosevelt, the boy was transported to Stroger Hospital in fair condition. About an hour later another 15 year old boy was shot walking down the street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The shooter or shooters in both incidents are still at large.
A 22-year-old man was ordered held without bail after being charged with killing a Harwood Heights man at a gas station near the Chicago-Harwood Heights border, over the Memorial Day weekend, prosecutors said Friday. Mulosmani Florin, of the 1900 block of South Grove Avenue in Berwyn, is charged with first degree murder, and is one…
A boy charged in the fatal shooting of a teenager in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood last week admitted to the killing in a Snapchat video sent from the back of a squad car after he was arrested, prosecutors said. Anthony Mendoza, 17, is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of his friend Christian Bandemer, 16,…
A 15-year-old girl was one of the three people killed on Friday 12 others were wounded in less than eight hours this started off the Memorial Day holiday weekend in Chicago
The most recent homicide occurred in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
On Saturday May 28th a homicide occurred in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. A 23-year-old man walked into the BP gas station about 5:15 a.m. early Saturday morning. The altercation started when one of the two offenders bumped into the victim then they started pushing and a fight started between the three men then a gun was pulled shots were fired and the man was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. The two suspects were described over the police radio as two heavily tattooed gang members. The two suspects fled the scene and the shooters are still at large.
Sunni Powell considers himself one of the “good guys” in Englewood and his barbershop a “sacred” place where he has crusaded against gun violence. Thursday afternoon, he watched as workers cleaned up blood and broken glass from a shooting that killed one man and wounded another who were waiting to get their hair cut inside…
This a small part of an in-depth documentary that is in the works, we are attempting to educate the public and try to explain why this is happening and show who and what is responsible for the desperate urban environment that has been created in Chicago and all the major cities of America.
Maggio News roams the gang infested neighborhoods of Chicago in search of whom or what is responsible for the unprecedented violence taking place on the streets of Chicago. Maggio News has been documenting the Bloodshed since 2013 but has recently stepped up coverage for 2016.
This Video is dedicated to all the Law Enforcement and Civilians that have fallen on The Bloody Streets of Chicago……
The number of people shot in Chicago is running 50 percent above this time last year as the city braces for the summer, traditionally its most violent period. The number of people shot in Chicago is running 50 percent above this time last year as the city braces for the summer, traditionally its most violent…
Three people were killed and at least 11 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday morning.
On Saturday May 21st at around 12:20 a.m., a 30-year-old man died after getting shot in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
The man was standing on the sidewalk on the corner of State Street and Garfield Boulevard in front of Midway Liquors when he started fighting with two other male attackers. During the fight, one of the attackers fired shots, striking the man in the chest. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The shooter or shooters are still at large.