Chicago Shootings

3 People Shot at Party in West Garfield Park

(Fox) Three people were shot at a party Saturday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Shots were fired at a party about 4:05 a.m. at 3932 W Arthington Street in West Garfield Park, injuring one woman and two males, Chicago Police said. The woman, 18, was taken to Stroger Hospital…

3 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Three people, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and four others were hurt in separate shootings in less than five hours Tuesday night in Chicago, authorities said. Two others were injured in morning shootings and a man was shot while driving on Interstate 57 in the afternoon, bringing Tuesday’s total to 10 people…

Robber Shot, Killed by Man with Concealed Carry Permit

(WLS) A 58-year-old concealed carry holder fatally shot an armed 23-year-old man who was trying to rob him on Monday in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at around 5:45 p.m. in the 5500-block of West Thomas Street, police said. The 23-year-old offender approached the 58-year-old and asked him to give up his…

Man Shot, Killed in Englewood Laundromat Parking Lot

(WGN) A man has died after being shot during an argument in the parking lot of a laundromat in the Englewood neighborhood. The shooting happened just before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Wash Perfect Coin Laundry in the 1500 block of West Garfield. Chicago police say the male victim was involved in…

3 Home Invaders Beat, Shoot Man in West Pullman

(Sun Times Wire) A 48-year-old man was shot during a home invasion early Tuesday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. About 2:30 a.m., the man heard knocking on the front door of his home in the 12100 block of South Bishop, according to Chicago Police. Two unknown males and a female…

4 Dead, 15 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were killed and 15 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend. The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon when a man was killed in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. George Washington, 53, was shot in the chest and arm just after 4…

1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Shootings Friday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A 29-year-old man was killed and six other people were wounded in shootings across the city Friday. The 29-year-old, identified as Lonnie Hutcherson, was walking about 12:10 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 62nd Street in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood when someone shot him multiple times in the chest and…

650, Murdered in Chicago in 2017, Compared to 771, in 2016

(WLS) Chicago police said murders across the city decreased more than 15 percent in 2017, but the city has already seen its first murder of 2018. The first homicide of this year involved a victim in a car, which crashed into a fence. Police said it happened around 2:20 a.m. in the 3900-block of West…

1 Dead, 23 Wounded in New Year’s Weekend Shootings

(ABC) One man was killed and at least 23 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since the start of the New Year’s holiday weekend Friday night, police said. The fatal shooting happened about 2:20 a.m. Monday in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side. A 51-year-old man was driving a Toyota Camry south…

Several Shootings and a Homicide, Start Off 2018 in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) In Chicago’s first homicide of 2018, a 51-year-old man was fatally shot a little more than two hours into the New Year while driving on the Northwest Side. The man was among 12 people shot Sunday and early Monday in attacks across the city as people rang in the New Year amid sub-zero…

Teen Shot in Bedroom, Struck by Stray Bullet

(WLS) A 17-year-old girl was shot early Friday morning in a bedroom on Chicago’s South Side. Police said the bullet came from outside her home in the 7600-block of South Rhodes Avenue in the city’s Chatham neighborhood. She was in a rear bedroom when she suffered a gunshot wound to her lower back around 3:40…

2 Dead 6 Wounded in Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Two men were killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings Wednesday on Chicago’s South and West sides. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 7 p.m. found 22-year-old Anthony Tripp with gunshot wounds to his head and chest in the 4800 block of South Michigan…

5 Dead, 20 Wounded in Christmas Weekend Shootings

(Sun-Times Wire) – Five men were killed and at least 20 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the four-day Christmas holiday weekend. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened on Christmas Day in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. Albert Abu, 57, was standing outside at 12:14 a.m. Monday on the sidewalk…

2 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings Thursday

(Chicago Tribune) Two men were killed, and at least five other people, including a teenage boy trying to rob a cellphone store, have been wounded in Chicago shootings since Thursday morning, according to police. In the city’s most recent homicide, a 45-year-old man was crashed a car into a tree after he was shot just…

Off Duty Chicago Cop Shot Kid Trying to Carjack Him

(NBC) Police were still searching for a second suspect Tuesday after the attempted carjacking of an off-duty Chicago police officer, just blocks from the police department’s Bronzeville headquarters. One of the two carjacking suspsects, a boy, was shot after he attempted to carjack the officer around 6:30 p.m. in the 3600 South Prairie Street, police…

5 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday in Chicago

(CBS) Five people were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago. The day’s latest shooting happened about 8:25 p.m. in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A 28-year-old man was standing near a home in the 1300 block of East 75th Street when someone fired shots from a passing black vehicle, according to Chicago…

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Shootings Monday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Two men were killed and six people were wounded in shootings in Chicago from Monday through early Tuesday, including a boy shot while trying to carjack an off-duty police officer and a naked man shot by a concealed carry holder on the West Side, authorities said. The fatal shootings both happened in the…