Chicago Shooters

Large Number of Children Exposed to Violence in Chicago Regularly

(Tribune) Over the Fourth of July holiday, Felix Kombwa brought the children he mentors to a festival where a law-enforcement exhibit allowed visitors to sit in a squad car, try on police gear and chat with officers. But the fireworks, the presence of the officers and the sight of their weapons all scared the children,…

Chicago Police Release Photos of Suspect in CTA Shooting

(ABC) Chicago police have released photos of a man wanted after a shooting on a CTA bus left three people, including two teenagers, wounded Monday. The shooting occurred on a northbound 75 bus in the 7600-block of South State Street, just off the Dan Ryan Expressway, in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood at about 6:17…

Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Far South Side Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) Bail was denied Saturday for a man accused of attacking an acquaintance at a Far South Side gas station and later shooting the man after he tried to drive away. Jacob D. Taylor, 24, of Riverdale, faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a…

Two Charged after Firing, 40 Shots near River North Nightclub

(Sun Times Wire) Two men face charges in connection with a confrontation with police after a shooting early Wednesday outside a River North nightclub in which 40 gunshots were fired. Antione Davis, 36, was accused of nearly hitting an officer with this car as he tried to leave the area after the shooting near the…

Gang Member Charged in Shooting of unoccupied Chicago Cop Car

(ABC) A 25-year-old alleged gang member is charged in connection with shooting at an unoccupied police car Thursday in Montclare on the Northwest Side. Joshua Carrasquillo is charged with one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, four felony counts of aggravated…

28 Hours without a Shooting in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) The city of Chicago went more than a full day without a reported shooting this week, from late Wednesday night to early Friday morning. No gunshot victims were reported between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 2 a.m. Friday, according to Chicago police and Sun-Times records. Three people were shot across the city on…

Man, Woman Charged in New Year’s Day Shooting on West Side

(Fox) A man and woman have been charged in connection to a New Year’s Day shooting in the West Side Austin neighborhood. Dvallas Berry, 22, was charged with a felony count of discharging a weapon, and 19-year-old woman was charged with misdemeanors of possessing ammunition and a weapon without a FOID, Chicago police said. Berry,…

1 Person Dead, 6 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Fox) Gun violence in the city claimed at least one life and wounded seven other people Tuesday, including a man who was wheelchair-bound. From midnight to just after 11 p.m., eight people were shot, one fatally, according to Chicago police. The last shooting wounded a disabled 52-year-old man who was caught in the crossfire of…

Masked Shooter Fires on Car Wounds 4 including Baby, Girl age 13,

(Tribune) After a chase that lasted less than two miles, a gunman in a ski mask walked up to a car and opened fire in the South Loop Wednesday night, seriously wounding a 6-month-old baby and a 13-year-old girl and also hitting two adults, according to Chicago police. Another child in the car, a 15-year-old…

1 Man Killed, 7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Fox) One man was killed, and seven others were wounded, including two men who were shot while driving, between 12:20 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. Tuesday in shootings across the city. One person was taken into custody in connection with the day’s only fatal shooting, which happened in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood,…