Chicago Shootings

Monday 2 dead, 12 wounded in Shootings across Chicago

Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city’s South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up…

Bloody Chicago 3 dead 23 wounded in Saturday shootings

Three people were killed and at least 23 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Saturday afternoon through early Sunday morning, police confirmed. The most recent fatal shooting came at the end of a dramatic burst of violence on the West Side, where two people were killed and five others were wounded within 20…

Bloody Chicago 4 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings

(Sun-Times Media Wire) – Fifteen shootings were recorded in the first 12 hours of Chicago’s weekend that left four people dead and another 16 wounded across the city. Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade, was shot to death Friday afternoon as she pushed one of her children in a stroller in…

Bloody Chicago 5 dead, 16 wounded in Weekday Shootings

A woman and four men were killed and at least 15 other people have been wounded since Tuesday morning in separate shootings, Chicago police said. In the most recent fatal shooting about 4:10 a.m. Wednesday, a 24-year-old man was found shot to death in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police…

Bloody Chicago 7 killed, 47 wounded in weekend shootings

(Sun-Times Media Wire) – Seven people were killed and at least 47 more people — including an 8-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday evening and Monday morning, according to Chicago Police. The weekend’s latest homicides happened within 20 minutes of each other Sunday afternoon on the Southwest and West…

Bloody Chicago 3 dead, 21 wounded in Shootings across the city

Three men were killed and at least 21 other people were injured in shootings from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning, police said. At about 2:50 a.m., 25-year-old Darius Brownlee was killed in the Marquette Park neighborhood, according to relatives and police. He was on a porch in the 7000 block of South Artesian Avenue when…

Bloody Chicago 2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across the city

Two people were killed and at least 12 other people have been wounded since Friday morning in separate shootings. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 5:35 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Lafayette Avenue in West Chatham. A 25-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was…

Bloody Chicago 1 killed, 8 wounded across the city

Wednesday shootings in Chicago left one-man dead on Chicago’s Southside and 8 others wounded across the city. Police found the 28-year-old man Wednesday night, facedown with a gunshot to the head. Chicago police responded to the 10500 block of South Wentworth Avenue around 11:50 p.m. after neighbors heard up to 20 shots. Police said they…

Bloody Weekend in Chicago 9 Killed 43 Wounded in shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) — Nine people were killed, including the son of a Chicago Police officer, and at least 43 more were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning. Arshell Dennis III, the 19-year-old son of officer Arshell “Chico” Dennis, was gunned down early Sunday on the Southwest Side. Just after midnight,…

Son of Chicago Police Officer Shot and Killed in Wrightwood

The 19-year-old son of a Chicago Police officer was shot and killed outside his home in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side early Sunday, the same day he was scheduled to return to college in New York. Arshell Dennis III and a 20-year-old man were sitting outside the home in the 2900 block of…

Bloody Chicago 5 dead,18 wounded on Saturday

Saturday was another Bloody day in Chicago five people were killed and at least 18 others have been wounded in shootings since Saturday afternoon on the Bloody Streets of Chicago.

On Saturday Evening at 8:35 p.m., two people were wounded in a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway on Chicago’s west side. They were in a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of I-290 just west of Western Avenue when someone fired shots at their vehicle. The driver was shot and a passenger was grazed by a bullet. Both went to Stroger Hospital. The driver is in serious condition. The passenger is in stable condition.

At 10:52 p.m., two people were shot in Pilsen Neighborhood on Chicago’s Southside. A 25-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were sitting outside in the 1800 block of South Carpenter Street when someone approached them and opened fire on the two. The woman was shot multiple times in her legs and foot. The man was grazed in the leg. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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Friday Shootings in Chicago 2 dead, 11 wounded

Two people were shot dead and at least 11 other people have been wounded in attacks across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. About 11:35 p.m. Friday, two people were shot in Logan Square, one fatally. They were in a car with another person near the intersection of North and Kimball avenues when a dark-colored…

2 killed 12 wounded in Thursday shootings in Bloody Chicago

In all, two people were killed and 12 other people were wounded in shootings in Chicago from late Thursday morning to early Friday. This shooting brings the weekly total to 104 people shot in one week on the Bloody streets of Chicago.

Late Thursday evening a man was shot killed in the 6500 block of South Ashland Avenue at around 11:55 p.m.in Chicago’s Southside Englewood Neighborhood. Officers found him lying in a vacant lot full of overgrown with grass. He had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The man was identified as Johnny J. Butler, 37, of the 9800 block of South Woodlawn Avenue. He was pronounced dead at 12:19 a.m. Friday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The shooting also apparently wounded a 29-year-old man who was found farther down the block. He was hit in the leg and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.
“It’s buck wild around here, ”one woman said. “ people who are just regular civilians … don’t want to leave their homes. Nobody does. We ain’t causing no problems. I was sitting on the porch!”

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Shooter Crashes into two Vehicles after Drive by Shooting in Englewood

On Friday August 11th at around 10:30 pm a call of shots fired came across the police radio the location of the shots fired were coming from the 900 block of Carpenter street in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood on the Southside, moments later another call followed, a three car accident just happened at the intersection of 74th and Morgan, when Chicago police arrived on the scene and talked to witnesses, some of the witnesses said they heard the shots fired, then a man came speeding through the light striking two other vehicles then the driver bailed out of the car and ran.

Chicago police quickly put out an all points bulletin out on the suspect. Ten minutes later the driver was captured and brought back to scene to be identified and then was promptly arrested. A gun was found in the vehicle the suspect was driving. No one was shot at the targeted Carpenter address just some homes were hit by the gun fire. Multiple people were injured in this crash and taken away by ambulance.

The officer in charge of this crime scene took to the radio in search of a lock transport gun box it seems as though the seventy district ran out of these gun boxes due to the massive amounts of guns they have been taking off the streets in this district, dispatch called to surrounding districts with no luck so a sergeant took possession of the weapon and brought the weapon to the seventh district. There also seems to be a shortage of shell casing markers and crime scene tape, officers always seem to be in search of these items. It seems to this reporter the Chicago police command was unprepared for the unforeseen violence presently plaguing the Bloody Streets of Chicago.

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Almost 100 people shot in Bloody Chicago in less than a week

Nearly 100 people have been shot in Chicago in less than a week, pushing the number of shooting victims so far this year to more than 2,500 — about 800 more than this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. Between last Friday afternoon and early Thursday, at least 99 people were…

Chicago shootings 3 dead, 10 wounded on Wednesday

Three people were killed and at least 10 other people have been shot since Wednesday evening on the South and West sides. In the most recent fatal shooting, around 1:55 a.m. Thursday, a 45-year-old man was killed and a 33-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman were wounded in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side,…