Suburban Shootings

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…

Two Killed One Wounded in Woodridge Apartment Shooting

(WLS) Three people were shot, two fatally, at an apartment complex in southwest suburban Woodridge overnight. Investigators tried to piece together what happened Tuesday morning. Neighbors said they heard shots just after midnight and saw the injured being carried out of an apartment at Hawthorn Ridge in the 7700-block of Fox Street. “That is bad.…

Amtrak Conductor Shot at Naperville Metra Station

(WLS) A suspect is in custody after shooting an Amtrak train conductor in the stomach at the Naperville Metra station, police said. “Amtrak people crying and they come on the intercom announcing if anyone is a medic or has medical training to come. And he sounded out of breath when he was asking,” said Vickie,…

Dolton Night Club Mass Shooting Leaves 5 Wounded

Five people were wounded in a mass shooting at a club early Sunday in south suburban Dolton. Officers responded about 3 a.m. to a call of shots fired at Club One, 14112 Chicago Road, according to Dolton Police Chief Robert Collins. Four males were shot inside the club, and a fifth male was shot outside,…

Boy age, 16 Charged with Attempted Murder for Shooting, 2 in Palatine

A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery after a shooting in Palatine on Friday, police said. Diego Garcia-Cordero has been charged as an adult, according to police. Two teenage boys were shot outside a clubhouse and sustained non-life threatening injuries Friday morning, police said. The shooting happened just before…

Florida Trucker Shot, Killed on I88 in Oak Brook IL

A man was killed Friday afternoon in a shooting on a Chicago area expressway. Police say 43-year-old Eduardo Munoz from Sunrise, Florida was traveling eastbound on I-88 in a semi truck around 4 p.m. A second vehicle was also traveling eastbound and “for unknown reasons,” a person in that vehicle fired shots at Munoz’s truck.…

Four People Shot in South Suburban Harvey

Four people were shot late Saturday in front of a home in south suburban Harvey. Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 14600 block of Myrtle Avenue about 11:30 p.m., said Sean Howard, spokesman for the city of Harvey. Four victims, all males ranging in age from juvenile to 20 years old,…

4 Wounded in Rock Falls, IL, Bar Shooting, Suspect Still at Large

ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a young white man armed with a handgun who walked into The Cooler around 9:30 p.m. Saturday and started shooting, injuring four people before fleeing in a blue pickup. The man uttered some sort of epitaph before firing, apparently randomly,…

Two Men Shoot it Out at Elmwood Park BP Gas Station, Leaves, 1 Dead

A 43-year-old man was killed Saturday in a shoot-out at an Elmwood Park gas station, right in front of a car filled with children. Police were searching late Saturday for the shooter. The incident was captured on surveillance video. A motive for the shooting wasn’t immediately clear. The shooting occurred just before 5 p.m. at…

Man Wounded in Shooting in Front of Niles Bar

A shooting at a bar in Niles has injured one man. It happened at about 4:00 a.m. Police were on patrol in the area, when they heard a shot in the parking lot at Chasers Bar and Grill on Milwaukee Ave. Police say a 28-year-old man from Lincolnwood was shot in the torso. He was…