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Bloody Chicago Weekend Violence, 42 PEOPLE SHOT, 7 KILLED

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: Bloody Weekend in Chicago leaves 8 dead and 32 wounded

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.

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Second Predator charged in Lake Shore Drive death

A second man has been charged with murder after a 32-year-old woman was struck by a pickup on Lake Shore Drive last weekend as she and her boyfriend tried to run away from an armed robbery. Devonte M. Dodd, 20, was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted robbery with a…

UPDATE: Memorial Day BP Gas Station Murder Suspect in Custody

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…

First Day of Chicago Memorial Weekend Shootings leaves 3 dead, 12 wounded

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.

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Friday Shootings across the city, 3 dead, at least 11 wounded

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.

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Chicago 311 Operator gunned down by GANG MEMBER near CPD Headquarters

A “completely innocent” city employee was killed by errant gunfire in a gang-related shooting two blocks away from the Chicago Police Departments’s Bronzeville headquarters Friday afternoon, just minutes after a press conference touting a major “gang takedown,” police said. At 3:52 p.m., a 19-year-old man flagged down officers in the 3500 block of South State…


The FBI has added a Chicago man to its list of ten most wanted fugitives. They say Luis Macedo ordered the killing and burning of a 15- year- old Chicago boy. Authorities say in 2009, Macedo was the ringleader of several alleged gang members who brutally beat and shot Alex Arellano. Then they set him…

2 Suspects Charged in Grizzly Gage Park Family Murders

Chicago police have charged a relative and his girlfriend in connection with the deaths of six family members in their Gage Park home in February. Diego Uribe, 22, and Jafeth Ramos, 19, are each facing six counts of first degree murder, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson announced Thursday. “Mr. Uribe, who is a cousin to…

Chicago SWAT Team Storms House of Triple Murder Suspect

This tragic but all too familiar violent story started Wednesday night May 11th at 11:20 pm on the 1500 block of west 71st street in the Englewood neighborhood, and would ultimately end on Thursday May 12th at around 3:00pm on 103rd south Union in the Fernwood Neighborhood.

Chicago Police said Kevin Robinson was wanted for questioning and was the prime suspect in the shooting deaths of three people Wednesday night in the West Englewood neighborhood. The shooter knew the victims, who appear to have been family through a child they shared.

Chicago police Said Robinson is suspected of killing his girlfriend 26 year-old Makeesha Starks, her father 50 year-old Jerome Wright and 26-year-old Kiara Kinard, in the city’s Englewood neighborhood. Two of the victims were shot in the head and the other in the back.

When police arrived to arrest Kevin Robinson a several hour standoff with Chicago Police began, the situation escalated when Robinson leaned out a window and exchanged gunfire with officers trying to talk him out at around 9:30 a.m.

Five hours into the standoff Chicago police used bullhorns to appeal him to give himself up, at around noon, the suspect’s mother pleaded with her son from a bullhorn, her shaken voice could be heard echoing throughout the block, his mother pleaded with him for over two hours to no avail to come out peacefully.

As the siege continued armored personal carriers started rolling up to the scene loaded with specialized officers they were clearly getting ready to move in, the chatter coming across the police radio confirmed the Chicago police were concerned about the kids that would soon be converging on the area from the three local schools, moments before the kids were getting ready to be released from the schools, the Chicago Police decided to take swift action and SWAT was finally unleashed and stormed the house only to find the man had apparently shot himself. Robinson’s body was found in an upstairs room on the floor with a gun in his hand, it was not made clear by Police officials if the man had been struck by any of the bullets fired by the Chicago police officers.

The trail of destruction left by Kevin Robinson was finally over at around 2:45 pm. At a 5:00 pm press conference The Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Robinson had an extensive rap sheet. He was let out of prison early he only served 3.5 years of an 8 year sentence for armed robbery, and was also convicted of aggravated battery and was arrested for attempted murder; with all of this criminal history this so called misunderstood youth was put back on the streets to commit these heinous crimes in the Englewood Neighborhood.
Before the police press conference the sister of Kevin Robinson tried to plant the false narrative that her brother was innocent of all charges and that the Chicago police used excessive force and unjustly killed her innocent brother, while she was making this false claim a rival group stepped in and attempted to set the record straight.

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Mother’s Day weekend Shootings Leaves 8 Dead 41 Wounded

Eight people including a 16-year-old boy were killed and at least 39 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago over Mother’s Day weekend. The boy died in the latest homicide Sunday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead…

Man Shot and Killed outside Westside Funeral Home

A 26-year-old man was found shot to death in the South Austin Neighborhood on the West Side at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police officers found the man with a gunshot wound to his right shoulder in front of a funeral home in the 400 block of South Cicero Avenue. Police officers blocked off the sidewalk in front of the funeral home on Cicero where the man was found.

The man was taken to Loretto Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officers searched the area with flashlights for evidence. Chicago Police are still investigating this shooting, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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