Chicago Shootings

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

Willie Fry was sleeping in his Lawndale home early Thursday when he heard five to six gunshots. He didn’t immediately go outside, but his neighbors later told him the man who had been wounded by the gunshots ran into a random home in the 3100 block of West Lexington Street. “We don’t know who he…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Three people were killed and eight were wounded, including in an attack downtown, in city shootings from Monday to Tuesday morning, police said. In the most recent homicide, a 50-year-old man was shot when he was standing in the parking lot of a gas station in the Marynook neighborhood, and an offender pushed him into…

Bloody Chicago 3 Dead, 41 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

(Chicago Tribune) Forty one people in Chicago were wounded and three were killed in a weekend that saw several multi victim shootings, an attack on a popular South Side beach and an officer involved shooting that fatally wounded a suspect who first shot at police. Year to date, 2016 recorded 2,113 shootings compared with 1,924…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 15, Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

(Chicago Tribune) One man was fatally shot during an argument on the South Side, and at least 15 others were wounded in separate attacks from Saturday morning to early Sunday. An argument late Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood left one man dead when it escalated to a shooting. Just before 11:20 p.m., a 27-year-old man…

Bloody Chicago, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

(Chicago Tribune) After a 15-year-old boy was grazed in the head in a shooting early Saturday, a man stood near the ambulance and suggested officials throw holy water on the Roseland block. “This block has death on it,” he said. “They need to put holy water on it.” The 15-year-old boy had been walking about…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

(SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) – Three people were killed and eight wounded in separate shootings on Thursday across Chicago, mostly on the South and West sides. Following a historically violent Fourth of July holiday weekend that ended with more than 100 people shot, the city is approaching 1,900 gunshot victims on the year, according to…

Bloody Chicago, 6 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

At least six people were wounded in shootings on the South and West sides on Monday, police said. The attacks Monday bring to 57 the number of people shot during the extended holiday weekend. Seven of those shot have died, according to data compiled by the Tribune. In the most recent shooting, a 60-year-old man…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

One person was killed and at least 10 others were wounded in Chicago shootings from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning, police said. A 39-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in the Illinois Medical District neighborhood about 11:35 p.m. Sunday and pronounced dead on the scene, police said. Police responded to a call of…

Bloody Chicago, 9 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

Nine people, including five teens, were wounded in separate attacks from Thursday to early Friday on the city’s West and South sides. Two people were critically injured just before 3:40 a.m. Friday in the Englewood neighborhood near a memorial for a 16-year-old boy who was fatally shot earlier this month on the same block, police…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

Four people were killed and at least seven others, including a 14-year-old girl, were wounded in shootings Wednesday across the city’s South and West sides. Two women, ages 32 and 41, were killed in a Washington Park neighborhood shooting about 10:30 p.m. on the South Side. They were driving north in the 5300 block of…

Two Women Killed in Washington Park Drive by Shooting

(WGN) Two women were killed in a drive-by shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood overnight. It happened near 53rd and Wabash around 10:30 last night. Police say the women were in a car, driving north, when someone in another car opened fire on them. Their names haven’t been released yet. Police say they were documented…

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

Three men were killed and at least 14 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago, including five people shot in a single West Side attack. The day’s latest homicide happened at 6:22 p.m. in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 8900…

Five Shot in Mass Shooting in Austin

(WLS) Five people were shot in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood Tuesday night, police said. Police said three women and two men were shot after an unknown man approached their group in the 200-block of South Lotus Avenue and opened fire around 9 p.m. The man then fled. A 39-year-old woman was wounded in the leg and…

Bloody Chicago, 5 Dead, 9 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

A 13 year old boy was among five people killed and nine others wounded in shootings in Chicago between Monday and Tuesday mornings, according to police. Deshawn Martin was shot in the 1000 block of West 103rd Place in the Washington Heights neighborhood about 7:35 p.m. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and…