Chicago Murder Epidemic

4 Killed, 25 Wounded in Chicago Easter Weekend Shootings

(Fox) At least 29 people were shot, four fatally, across Chicago over Easter weekend. The fatalities included a 16-year-old boy who was discovered with a gunshot wound to his ches tSaturday in Garfield Park. Lazarrick Green was found unresponsive about 12:39 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Adams Street, Chicago police and the Cook…

Man Found Shot to Death in Backyard in Gresham

(Sun Times Wire) A 32-year-old man was found shot to death Thursday in Gresham on the South Side, police said. Carey Faukner was discovered in a backyard in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street, Chicago police said. He had two gunshot wounds to the chest and one to the head, police said. He was…

3 People Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) 11 people were shot in Chicago on Friday, three of them fatally. A teenage boy was shot and killed Friday evening in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 6:55 p.m., Luis Rodriguez, 17, was walking in the 3500 block of West 58th Street when four people jumped out of…

Boy, 15, Shot, Killed in Fuller Park Neighborhood

(Sun Times Wire) A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday night in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was standing on a sidewalk at 9:50 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Shields Avenue when someone came up on foot and fired shots, Chicago police said The boy was…

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…

Man Dies at MSH, 5 Days after being Shot in East Garfield Park

(Sun Times Wire) A man died Saturday afternoon, just over five days after he was shot multiple times in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. At 9:11 a.m. Monday, 29-year-old Sheick Wilkerson was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle near the intersection of Jackson and Sacramento boulevards when a light-colored…

Man Found Guilty of Fatally Shooting 311 Operator in 2016

(Sun Times Wire) An 18-year-old man was found guilty Thursday of fatally shooting a 311 operator in 2016 a block from the Bronzeville headquarters of the Chicago Police Department. Javion Harris was convicted of two counts of murder and a count of attempted murder, according to court records. His jury trial had begun Monday before…

Lawndale Street Vendor Shot and Killed

(Sun Times Wire) A street vendor was shot to death Monday evening in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. At 5:38 p.m., the 55-year-old man was selling items in the 2700 block of West Fluornoy when someone fired shots, striking him in the lower back, according to Chicago police. He was taken…

2 People Killed, 6 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) An 82-year-old man was shot while taking out the trash at night, the first of eight people wounded in citywide gun violence since Friday at 5:30 p.m. In the latest reported shooting, officers were searching for the scene where a man was seriously wounded early Saturday by gunfire that reportedly came from…