Chicago Murder Epidemic

15-Year-old Boy Killed in West Englewood Shooting

(ABC) A 15-year-old boy was killed Saturday in a shooting in West Englewood. Shortly after 8 p.m., the boy was standing in the street in the 2300 block of West 68th Street when he was shot in the upper back, according to Chicago police. He was rushed to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was later…

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…