Chicago Murder Epidemic

9 Year Old Boy Murdered by Gangs in a Chicago Alley, Shot Multiple Times

A 9-year-old boy was shot multiple times in an alley in the Gresham neighborhood on the city’s south east side. According to reports the child was on his way to play basketball in a nearby park. One community activist reports, the child was caught in the middle of gang crossfire and that several people involved in the incident were seen running from the alley. St. Sabinas Father Pfleager is offering up a $6,000 dollar reward to find the killer or killers. All involved in the killing of this child are still at large.

Nov 2nd 2015

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Father Pfleger Offers $6000 Reward for info in Killing of 9 year old Chicago Boy

Father Pfleger held a press conference an hour after an 9 year-old boy was gunned down in an alley at 80th and Damen ave in the Gresham Neighborhood in Chicago, Father Pfleger offered a $6000 reward for information leading to the capture of the 8 year old boys killer, he went on to say the child was shot multiple times in a very viscous fashion, he clarified for the press, “this was not an accident it was an execution, who the hell shoots an eight year old child its inhuman” , he closed the press conference with this statement “when an eight year is old gunned down execution style, then we lost it as a city”.

Nov 2nd 2015

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Chicago Halloween Weekend Shootings 2 Dead, 28 Wounded

Two are dead and at least 28 other people, including a 10-year-old boy, were wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago. So far this year, the city of Chicago has seen at least 2,568 people shot, about 400 more than during the same period last year, according to a Chicago Tribune analysis of shootings data collected…

Chicago Tribune Releases Shooting Statistics for 2015

The map below shows where people were shot in Chicago, broken down by community area. Darker shades of blue indicate greater numbers of victims in those community areas.This data is compiled from reporting done by the Chicago Tribune Breaking News staff and is typically updated more than once per week. Therefore, the most recent shootings…

Maggio News Documents Bloody Labor Day SHOOTINGS in Chicago

Maggio News took the streets of Chicago over the Labor Day holiday weekend to cover the violence happening in the streets of Chicago. Over a 72 hour period Citizen Journalist Vic Maggio documented the Labor Day violence through the perspective of his camera lens, the dramatic footage captured is violent and graphic to say the least, and in the video at great risk to his own personal safety he criss crosses the city in the dark of night tracking the elusive shooters roaming the streets of Chicago.

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Chicago 3 Dead, 9 Wounded in City Shootings

Two women and a man were killed and at least nine others wounded in shootings across the South and West sides Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police. Most recently a woman was shot dead about 7:45 a.m. Sunday in the 7200 block of South Green Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South…

3 dead, 17 Wounded in Shootings across Chicago

Shootings across the city have left three men dead and 17 other people wounded since about 11 a.m. Friday, according to authorities. All three men who were killed were shot on the West Side within about a three-hour period Friday night. All were pronounced at Mount Sinai Hospital. Three men were shot, one fatally, about…

Chicago Bloodiest Day in Over a Decade: 9 Killed, 12 Wounded

Nine people were killed and at least 12 others wounded in shootings across Chicago Wednesday, including an 11-year-old boy slain by accidental gunfire. Wednesday was the deadliest day in the city in over a decade. It approaches the peak of 10 that occurred on July 5, 2003, according to the Chicago Tribune. The latest homicide…

Shootings Leave Residents Scared to Go Out

CHICAGO: When the weather is nice, Ehrick Harper likes to sit outside of the Chatham Great Choice apparel store where he works. Harper, 38, knows the store is on a particularly violent stretch of East 79th Street, but says he makes the two-hour commute from the West Side because he needs work. “I have to…

Two Police Involved Shootings in Chicago

Why do we not hear more from Jessie, Al Sharpton and Obama When it comes to Chicago. All we hear is the gunfire ringing out and the body count increasing in these Neighborhoods day after day. Chicago police shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday evening,…

53 Murders, 224 Shot and Wounded in August in Chicago War Zone

No matter how Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy spin it by touting overall crime being down in the city, the numbers for 2013 are still horrifying. The website, which keeps some pretty interesting data regarding Chicago crime statistics, reports that the city saw 53 homicides in August, with 41 deaths…