Chicago Shootings

Bloody Chicago, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Below ZERO Friday

Five people were wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon, police said. Three men were shot in a drive-by shooting about 1:40 p.m. on the city’s West Side, police said. The shooter was inside a passing black SUV that opened fire at the group. The three, 26, 20, and 19, got themselves to Stroger Hospital where…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Killed, 2 Wounded in Thursday Shootings

Two men were killed and two more people were wounded in separate shootings Thursday night on the South Side. The Murder happened about 11:15 p.m. in Bronzeville. Someone walked up to a 28-year-old man as he sat in the driver’s seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot…

Shootings in Chicago, Contagious like a Disease, New Study Says

Chicago’s rampant violence is contagious and should be treated like a disease, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers focused on a network of about 138,000 people in Chicago — including about 9,800 gunshot victims — between 2006 and 2014. The network was comprised of people who’ve been arrested with someone…

Bloody Chicago, 5 Killed, 30 Wounded in New Years Weekend Shootings

Five people were killed and at least 30 others have been wounded in shootings across the city over the New Year’s holiday weekend, according to Chicago Police.

The most recent homicide happened Sunday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. At 5:53 a.m., officers responded to a call of a person down in the 4600 block of West Monroe and found a 39-year-old man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Less than two hours earlier, two people were fatally shot in Uptown. The shooting happened at 4:25 a.m. in the 4600 block of North Broadway, police said. A 38-year-old man was shot in the chest and right leg and a man, between the ages of 35 and 40, was shot multiple times in the right side, police said. They were both taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Another person was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood. A 24-year-old man was driving in the 4800 block of West Chicago at 12:29 p.m. when a Mercedes sideswiped his vehicle, police said. Someone got out of the Mercedes, began arguing with the man and shot him in his left side during the argument. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The first homicide of the weekend happened about 9:40 p.m. Friday in the South Side Gresham neighborhood, where officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 8100 block of South Bishop found a 15-year-old boy in an alley with gunshot wounds to the head, police said. He was dead at the scene. Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.

The most recent nonfatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot at 3:46 a.m. in the 11200 block of South Longwood and found a 19-year-old man wounded, police said. Additional officers discovered a vehicle near Monterey and Vincennes with a 21-year-old man and 20-year-old man who were wounded in the same shooting. The 19-year-old man was shot in the lower back and the 20-year-old was shot in the left shoulder, police said. Both men were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where their conditions were stabilized. The 21-year-old was shot in the throat and also taken to Christ, where he was listed in critical condition.

At least 27 other people were wounded in shootings between 4:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday.

Forty-two people were shot in Chicago over the New Year’s holiday last year, leaving four dead.

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Bloody Chicago 1 Dead 6 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

A man was killed and at least six others have been wounded in shootings across the city to start the New Year’s holiday weekend, according to Chicago Police. The homicide happened about 9:40 p.m. Friday in the South Side Gresham neighborhood, where officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 8100 block of…

Chicago Man with Concealed-Carry Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

A man with a concealed-carry license fatally shot a would-be robber in Chatham Friday afternoon, sources said. The 23-year-old man was walking in the 8200 block of South Ingleside about 1:54 p.m. when another male pulled out a gun and tried to rob him, according to police. A fight broke out and the 23-year-old, who…

Deadliest Chicago Block Plagued by Shootings, Drugs and Murder

The 4400 block of West Monroe on Chicago’s West Side is a residential street of two-story buildings, senior citizens and a day care center. It’s also the city’s most dangerous block of 2016, a stretch plagued by heroin, shootings and murder. “I don’t think it’s safe here any time,” said a landlord on the block,…

Bloody Chicago 1 dead 11 wounded in Shootings Wednesday

A 32-year-old man was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Wednesday evening to early Thursday. The man was shot in the head in front of a residence in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue about 8:45 p.m., police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital and pronounced…

Bloody Chicago 1 dead 4 wounded in Shootings Tuesday

One man was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across the city, according to Chicago Police. The man was gunned down at 5:08 p.m. in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side. Christopher D. Brown, 23, was walking in the 6400 block of South King Drive when two…

Man Shot Multiple Times in the Back of the Yards Neighborhood

A man was shot Monday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

About 5:51 p.m., the 23-year-old man was walking in the 4400 block of South Hermitage when someone got out of a vehicle fired shots striking him multiple times.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. About 10 minutes before, a man was shot in the neck while driving less than a mile away.

The 34-year-old was driving in the 4800 block of South Bishop at 5:38 p.m. when he heard a shot and realized he’d been struck in his neck.

He stopped at a Chicago Fire Department station and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The gang shootings in the Back of the Yards are spiraling out of control leaving this neighborhood on the brink. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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UPDATE: Two 14-year-old Girls Injured During Shooting in Gresham

Two teenage girls were wounded in a shooting Monday night in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said. Police said the two girls, both 14, were sitting in a minivan in the 7500-block of South Union Avenue when two men fired shots into the minivan at about 11:30 p.m. Police are still looking for the person…

Christmas in Chicago, 6 dead, 21 wounded in Shootings on Fri, Sat

Six men were killed and at least 21 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening, according to Chicago police. The weekend’s most recent shooting happened at 1:33 a.m. Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. An 18-year-old man was driving north in the 5300-block of South Francisco…

Bloody Chicago,10 dead, 28 wounded in Weekend Shootings

At least 38 people were shot – 10 of them fatally – across the city between Friday afternoon and Monday morning, according to Chicago police and family members of the victims. A 34-year-old man was killed early Sunday in the weekend’s latest fatal shooting. Joel Planas was fighting with another male at 12:52 a.m. on…

Bloody Chicago, 9 dead, 26 wounded in Shootings on Fri, Sat.

At least 35 people have been shot – nine of them fatally – across the city since Friday afternoon, according to Chicago police and family members of the victims. Five people were killed in the weekend’s most recent homicide incident Saturday afternoon in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. Officers were called at…

Bloody Chicago 2 Killed, 3 wounded in Shootings on Friday

Two men were killed and three others were wounded in shootings Friday, police said. Just after 10 p.m., a 34-year-old man was fatally shot during an argument inside a home in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue in Chatham, police said. During the argument, a person who knew the 34-year-old man shot him in…

Two Recent Shootings Near UIC Campus Worries Students

A 17-year-old boy is hospitalized Friday morning after being shot in the chest while sitting in the back seat of a SUV. The shooting happened shortly after midnight at 18th and Union, near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, in the city’s University Village neighborhood. When the teen and others in the car heard…