Part #1 In the Line of Duty, Chicago


Warning Graphic: Bloody Chicago Video: This is Part ONE of a four-part series called In the Line of Duty Chicago, it’s about police involved shootings, violence in the streets and gives you a glimpse inside what it’s like to be a cop here in Chicago. I did my best to fair when...

Warning Graphic: Bloody Chicago Video: This is Part ONE of a four-part series called In the Line of Duty Chicago, it’s about police involved shootings, violence in the streets and gives you a glimpse inside what it’s like to be a cop here in Chicago. I did my best to fair when analyzing these shootings and stuck strictly to the facts that were available. There will be a 5th part added to the series called In the Line of Duty Suburbs, it is a short 20-minute video its mainly about police involved shootings, and a couple of other things. Every 5th day another video will be released.

Bloody Chicago

3 People Killed, 20 Wounded in Chicago weekend Shootings

(FOX) Three people were killed and 17 injured in shootings across Chicago since Friday. Friday night saw five people shot, one fatally; eight people were shot and one killed Saturday; and seven were shot on Sunday, one of them fatally. A double shooting Sunday afternoon left a man dead and a boy wounded in the…

Innocent 18-year-old Woman Gunned Down Getting off Bus in Gresham

(FOX) The search is intensifying for the occupants of a four-door Nissan that recklessly sprayed at least 16 bullets at 79th and Paulina on Tuesday, fatally killing an innocent 18-year-old woman was about to graduate from high school. Now, community activists are asking the police to give the case a high-priority status. The woman, Dareyona…

2 People Killed, 2 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Two people were killed and two others wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago, including a woman fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Gresham on the South Side. The 18-year-old woman and a man were standing on a corner about 5:25 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Paulina when people fired…

Boy 14, Charged in the Shooting Death of 13-year-old Boy in Englewood

(ABC) Charges were filed against a 14-year-old boy for the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Englewood over the weekend. The 14-year-old is charged with felony involuntary manslaughter and felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. The fatal shooting occurred at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the 7300-block of South Aberdeen Street in the…

Son of Harvey Cop Fatally Shot at Strip Club; 3 others Wounded

(ABC) Harvey Wednesday morning, police said. The gunfire broke out at the Boogie Nights Club in Harvey at around 2:10 a.m. and multiple south suburban police agencies responded to 147th and Wood. The Harvey police chief said two security guards and a third person were shot inside and then the incident escalated, spilling outside, where…

Man Shot, Killed at McDonald’s Restaurant in Bronzeville

(Sun Times Wire) A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon at a McDonald’s restaurant in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. The 27-year-old was shot in the abdomen at 4:16 p.m. at the McDonald’s at 740 E. 47th St., according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The circumstances of the shooting…

Feds Charge, 35 People in Chicago West Side Heroin Fentanyl Ring

(Sun Times Wire) Charges have been filed against 35 people as part of a joint federal and state investigation into heroin and fentanyl trafficking in the Chicago area, primarily on the city’s West Side. The investigation, dubbed “Operation Road Rage,” spanned multiple years and largely focused on drug trafficking in the West Garfield Park neighborhood,…

CPD wants 6-month Suspension for Cop who Shot Unarmed Teen

(Sun Times Wire) The Chicago Police Department is seeking a six-month suspension for the sergeant who shot an unarmed, developmentally disabled man in August 2017. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability — which investigates use of force by CPD officers — found that Sgt. Khalil Muhammad was not justified when he shot Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes…

1 Person Killed, 14 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Fox) At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, within city limits this weekend. A 43-year-old man was shot to death Sunday morning in the West Side Austin community. Sammy Hodges was standing about 6:15 a.m. in the 600 block of North Cicero when he was shot in his back and leg, according to Chicago…

4 Teens Arrested after Chase, then Dragging Cop Behind Vehicle

(Sun Times Wire) Four teenagers were arrested after leading Chicago police officers on a chase Sunday morning through the South Side, crashing into multiple police vehicles and dragging an officer before they were taken into custody. Officers stopped the vehicle about 10 a.m. in the 5700 block of South Normal, according to Chicago police. Officers…

Englewood Boy, 13, Fatally Shot while Playing with Gun

(Fox) A 13-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday afternoon when a gun was accidentally discharged in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Deon Williams and his teenage friend were playing with a gun about 3 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Aberdeen when it was fired, Chicago police and the Cook County medical…

Off-duty Chicago Cop Dies Days after Crashing on Eisenhower

(Fox) An off-duty Chicago police officer died Thursday morning, over three days after he was injured in a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway on the West Side. Christopher Alan Morrison, 32, of the Cragin neighborhood, was driving about midnight Monday when his car smashed into a concrete barrier in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 290…

2 People Killed, 9 others Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) At least 11 people were shot — two fatally — in Chicago this weekend, including a 17-year-old boy shot to death by police on the Southwest Side. About 8:30 p.m., the boy, identified as Michael Elam, was shot during an “armed confrontation” after he got out of a car that crashed during…

6 Murdered, 5 Cops Wounded in Aurora Factory Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) The 15-year employee of an Aurora factory who killed five workers and injured six others, including five cops, was being fired Friday, police said. The mother of the gunman, Gary Martin, 45, said her son was “stressed out” before the incident, which ended with him being killed by police. “He was way…

1 Person Killed, 7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings on Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) At least eight people were shot, one fatally, in Chicago on Thursday. The deadly shooting happened late evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side, police said. At 11:30 p.m., two men were struck by gunfire while sitting in a parked vehicle in the 6500 block of North Albany,…

Two Teen Girls Shot While Walking in Englewood

(Sun Times Wire) Two teenage girls, ages 15 and 16, were wounded in a shooting Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were walking about 6:30 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Halsted when they heard gunfire and realized they’d been struck, according to Chicago police. The younger girl was shot in…

Jason Van Dyke Beaten in Conn. Prison

(ABC) Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer who shot and killed Laquan McDonald has been beaten in prison, and his wife is demanding answers. Jason’s wife, Tiffany, says that he was assaulted in his cell by more than one person after he was placed in the general population at a federal prison in…

2 Men Shot in Chicago on Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) At least two shootings unfolded within city limits on Wednesday, including one that possibly led to a high-speed police chase on the West Side. At 8:49 p.m., a 34-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg in the 4200 block of West Gladys in West Garfield Park, according…

4 Men indicted in Fed Operation Targeting Missouri-to-Chicago ‘gun pipeline’

(Sun Times Wire) Four men were indicted last month as part of a federal investigation targeting the sale of illegal guns that were brought from Missouri to Chicago to be sold on the street. The investigation, led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, found that 20-year-old Jumonta Moore and 26-year-old Marcus Ingram…

3 Men Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Three men were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago, including a man shot during an argument in West Rogers Park. The 23-year-old was involved in a dispute about 7 p.m. in the alley in the 6200 block of North Leavitt when someone walked up, pulled out a handgun and shot him once…

16-year-old Shot, Killed while waiting at Red Light in Pilsen

(WGN) A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed while waiting at a red light in the Pilsen neighborhood. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Sunday at Canalport and Union. The teenager was driving a vehicle and waiting at a stoplight, when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to police. The boy…

4 People Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) At least four people been killed and eight others wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend. A 16-year-old boy was shot dead as he waited at a red light Sunday night in the Pilsen neighborhood on the Lower West Side, police said. He was sitting in the driver’s seat at 9:45…

5 Shot in Chicago on Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) Gun violence in Chicago left five people wounded on Thursday, including a 1-year-old-boy who was shot in the head while in the back seat of his grandmother’s SUV. The boy remained in critical condition Friday morning after the shooting about 5:30 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Throop, according to Chicago…

3 People Killed, 19 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Following a recent dip in gun violence as the city withstood a polar vortex, at least 22 people were shot in Chicago this weekend — including two killed and five wounded in a drive-by outside a Far South Side bar. At 2:01 a.m. Sunday, at least one shooter inside a silver Ford…

Death of Chicago Police Officer being Investigated as Suicide

(Fox) The death of an off-duty Chicago police officer who was found shot to death Saturday night on the Near West Side is being investigated as a suicide. The incident happened at 9:33 p.m. in the 900 block of South Bell in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood, according to Chicago police. The officer, a 47-year-old woman who…

Suspected Orland Square Mall Shooter in Custody

(Fox) A man sought in connection with Monday’s shooting at a mall in south suburban Orland Park has been taken into custody, according to Orland Park Police Chief Tim McCarthy. Jakharr Williams, 20, was taken into custody Wednesday evening in connection with the shooting that left one man dead and another wounded about 6:45 p.m.…

6 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) At least six people were shot in Chicago on Wednesday, none fatally. The most recent shooting happened outside a liquor store in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side. At 9:24 p.m., a 20-year-old man was sitting in a parking lot of the store in the 5900 block of North Diversey…