Chicago Shootings

Bloody Chicago, 5 Dead, 25 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Five people were killed and at least 25 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened about 12:25 p.m. Sunday, when 22-year-old Shantae Nevith was killed in a domestic incident in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. She was shot in the…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 14 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

The young man collapsed on the ground when he saw his father splayed in the middle of a grassy field in West Town. His wife dropped to his side. A detective and a Chicago police officer walked over, but he didn’t move. The grieving son, wearing white basketball shorts and no shirt, kept laying there,…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 13 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

Three people were killed and 13 others were wounded in Chicago shootings between Friday and Saturday mornings, including a man shot dead by police officers returning fire. In the officer-involved shooting, a man in his 20s was killed in Washington Park about 11:10 p.m. Friday after he allegedly shot at officers in an unmarked squad…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

A least two people have been killed and five others have been wounded in shootings since mid-afternoon Thursday on the West and South sides, according to police. About 6:15 p.m., three people, including a 16-year-old boy, were shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood in the 1100 block of North Hamlin Avenue, according to police and…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

A tow truck driver was killed and seven other people were wounded in shootings in Chicago from Wednesday afternoon to early Thursday, including a man shot by an assault-style rifle on the South Side, according to police. The fatal attack happened on the South Side about 8:35 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Houston…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Two people were fatally shot and 10 others were wounded during shootings from Tuesday to early Wednesday. An 18-year-old man was shot in the head in the 2700 block of West Gladys Avenue about 8:35 p.m., according to police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police. The slaying…

Man Shot and Killed with Baby in Car in Dolton

A man was shot and killed just inches away from where a baby was sitting inside a car. The shooting happened Tuesday at a currency exchange on Sibley Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue in south suburban Dolton. The driver made it a few blocks away to get help. He was later pronounced dead. The car had…

Flash Cab Driver Shot on the West Side

A veteran cab driver was shot early Wednesday morning while picking up a passenger on Chicago’s West Side, police said. The taxi driver, identified by his two sons as 58-year-old Talal Kurdieh, was shot in the chest by a passenger he picked up just before 1:05 a.m. in the 700-block of North Avers Avenue in…

Memorial Weekend in Chicago, 5 Dead, 41 Wounded in Shootings

Five people have been killed, including a 15 year old boy, and at least 41 other people have been wounded in Chicago shootings throughout the Memorial Day weekend. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 9:50 p.m. Sunday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, leaving a 17-year-old boy dead and two other people wounded. Two…

Calm Start to Memorial Weekend in Chicago, 4 Wounded in Shootings

Suntimes Media Wire, Four people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday night into Saturday, marking a relatively calm opening to Memorial Day weekend in Chicago. Last year, 15 people were shot during the first night of the long holiday weekend, which is widely viewed as the unofficial start of summer — with an accompanying…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

Sun-Times Wire Three people were killed and four wounded in shootings Thursday on the city’s South and Southwest sides. At least 71 people have been shot in the last week, leaving 11 dead, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Nearly 1,300 people have been shot so far this year, 222 fatally. The latest homicide happened about…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

A 16 year old boy was killed and at least seven other people, including a 14 year old boy, were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago. The 16 year old was found shot to death about 9:20 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. Officers responded to a call of shots fired and found the teenager…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 2 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Two people were shot and killed and two were wounded in shootings across the city. The first shooting happened at 1:51 am on the 5900 block of S. Calumet. A Male black 24 sustained a GSW to the buttock. Taken to Univ of Chicago Hosp. Stable condition Sitting in the front room when someone shot…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Chicago Tribune, Three men were fatally shot and five others were wounded within 16 hours from Monday to early Tuesday, according to police. In the most recent fatal shooting, a 28-year-old man was shot in the head while he was seated in his vehicle in the 9800 block of South Avenue H in the East…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 34 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Four people were killed and at least 34 others, including a 9-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. Sunday, when an 18-year-old man was killed and a 15-year-old boy was wounded in the 10- block of North Parkside in…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 23 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

One person was killed and 23 others were wounded, including a 9-year-old boy grazed by a bullet in the head, in shootings across Chicago from Saturday to Sunday morning, according to authorities. The boy was in a vehicle in the 2500 block of West 69th Street about 8:10 p.m. when someone fired shots at it,…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

Ason called 911 early Saturday to say his 43-year-old father had been shot in the head multiple times while driving a vehicle in Albany Park. Chicago police found the white van, which was filled with tools, with at least nine bullet holes to the driver’s side door. Another vehicle drove by and fired shots in…