Suburban Shootings

Man Armed with Rifle Shoots 3, on Rockford Party Bus

(Chicago Tribune) A man on a chartered coach bus shot and killed three fellow passengers with an assault rifle while the bus was traveling in Rockford early Saturday morning, according to the Rockford Police Department. Authorities are searching for the alleged shooter, identified as Raheed D. King, 22, of Rockford. He has been charged with…

4 Men Seriously Wounded in Harvey Strip Club Shooting

(WGN) Four people were shot at a strip club in Harvey early Saturday. The shooting happened around 4 a.m. Saturday at The Boxxx near 167th and Halsted streets. According to a Harvey spokesperson, a man entered the club and shot four men. The gunman had an altercation with the victims earlier at another club in…

2 Men Gunned Down in South Suburban Robbins

(WGN)Two men were shot in the south suburbs Wednesday evening. Cook County Sheriff’s detectives said one of the men was found near 135th Street and Pulaski Road suffering from non-life threatening wounds. The other victim was found a few blocks away at 135th Street and St. Louis Avenue and was rushed to the hospital in…

1 Woman Killed, 1 Wounded in North Riverside Mall Shooting

(WLS) One woman was killed and another wounded Saturday evening after a shooting in the parking lot of North Riverside Park Mall in the west suburban North Riverside, police said. The incident was described by police as “isolated and domestic in nature.” Police responded to the mall, located at 7501 W. Cermak Rd., shortly before…

1 Killed, 3 Wounded in Maywood Mass Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A Maywood man was fatally shot and three other people were wounded Thursday night in the west suburb. About 10:45 p.m., two masked gunmen forced their way into a second-floor apartment in the 500 block of West Lake Street, according to Maywood police. A struggle inside the apartment ensued and several shots…

3 Shot After Bar Fight in Bellwood

(WGN) A shooting outside a nightclub in the west suburbs has left several people injured. The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. Monday at Avenue23 Bar, located at 2305 St Charles Rd., in Bellwood. Police say it started with a fight inside the bar. The altercation then moved outdoors, where someone opened fire. Three men…

Boy, 17 Shot, Killed on Cicero Basketball Court

(WLS) A 17 year old boy was fatally shot Tuesday night on a basketball court in southwest suburban Cicero, officials said. No one was in custody Wednesday afternoon. Police were canvassing the area Wednesday to find someone who may have seen what happened. Irving Estrada was at a basketball court near West 16th Street and…

Man Shot in Walgreens Parking Lot in Schaumburg

(WLS) A man was shot in the chest Monday evening in the parking lot of a Walgreens in Schaumburg, police said. The victim is in his late 30s to early 40s, said Christy Lindhurst, of the Schaumburg Police Department. He was transported to Lutheran General Hospital in serious condition. The shooting occurred at about 5:15…

Man Shot While Driving with Pregnant Girlfriend in Burbank

A Chicago man was shot while his pregnant girlfriend sat next to him in a pickup truck Thursday evening in southwest suburban Burbank. The 30-year-old and his 23-year-old girlfriend, also from Chicago, were driving west on 79th Street near Mason Avenue in a 2004 Ford Ranger about 8 p.m. when people in a black Cadillac…

Man Charged in Oak Lawn Gas Station Shooting

(The Patch) Police have charged an 18-year-old Chicago Ridge man in connection with the Thursday night shooting at the Citgo Gas Station at 98th and Cicero. Carson K. Banasiak, the alleged offender, was charged with aggravated battery Saturday night in connection with the incident that wounded a former Oak Lawn High School football player. Oak…

Man in Wheelchair Shot, Killed in Country Club Hills

(WLS) Police said the fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair outside a movie theater in Country Club Hill sparked a high speed chase on the Tri-State Tollway. Troopers called the chase off after losing sight of the suspect’s car. Police have not released a motive for the shooting. The victim was a 31-year-old…

Kid age, 6 Among, 2 Shot at Markham Park

A 6-year-old was among two people shot Saturday night at a park in south suburban Markham. The shooting happened at Roesner Park, 16053 Richmond Ave., according to Markham Police Chief Mack Sanders. The 6-year-old suffered a graze wound to the head, while a 37-year-old was shot in the leg, he said. The child has since…

Boy Shot in Palos Hills, Shooter in Custody

A boy was shot in the abdomen Sunday morning in Palos Hills. The alleged shooter is also said to be in custody, Palos Hills police said in a news release. Police responded to a call for an ambulance assist for a reported gunshot victim around 9:30 a.m. in the 8500 block of 101st Terrace. When…

Two Separate Shootings in Aurora 2 Minutes Apart Leaves, 2 Wounded

Two teenage boys were wounded in separate shootings within minutes of each other Sunday afternoon in west suburban Aurora. A 16-year-old boy walked into an Aurora hospital about 5:32 p.m. with gunshot wounds he suffered during an argument with a 17-year-old boy near North May and Charles streets, according to Aurora police. The shooter ran…

Woman Shot, Killed at Waukegan House Party

A 24 year old woman was killed in a shooting after a fight broke out at a house party in Waukegan Monday morning, police said. Officers responded to the 1600-block of 11th Street at about 4:30 a.m. and located the scene of the shooting, but no victim was found. Chopper 7HD flew over the scene…