Chicago Shootings

Two Men, Woman Wounded in Little Village Shooting Thursday

(Fox) Three people were wounded by gunfire Thursday in Little Village on the Southwest Side. Two men and a woman were standing on the sidewalk about 10:40 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Cermak Road when someone approached the group on foot and fired shots, Chicago police said. A woman, 27, was hit in…

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Security Chief co-authored plan to bring in National Guard to Stop Gun Violence

(Tribune) Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new security chief co-authored a report two years ago suggesting that the solution to Chicago’s crime problem on the city’s South and West sides was this: Bring in the National Guard. Former U.S. Marshal James Smith, the private security contractor whom Lightfoot picked to head her security detail, wrote the eight-page…

6 People Shot in Chicago on Tuesday

(Fox) Six people were injured Tuesday in shootings across Chicago, including one that took place near Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s home in Logan Square. About 1:30 a.m., a man was walking in the 3400 bock of West Schubert Avenue when four to five male juveniles came up to him at the mouth of an alley, Chicago…

2 People Killed, 5 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was killed and a 7-year-old girl wounded Monday in gun violence across Chicago. A total of seven people were wounded by gunfire — two of them fatally — in the 24 hour period, including the woman fatally shot as she stood in a parking lot. Chicago police said the shooter…

4 People Killed, 11 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) As a series of storms moved across Chicago, at least 15 people were wounded —four of them fatally— in shootings within city limits over the weekend, including a 19-year-old man who was killed early Monday in West Town. Cortney Lamonte Foy was getting picked up about 1 a.m. in the first block…

1 Killed, 3 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were shot Friday in Chicago within city limits, including a 25-year-old who was killed in South Shore. About 12:53 a.m., Devante Boldon was found dead with gunshot wounds to his back and head in the 7200 block of South Jeffery Boulevard, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office…

2 Men Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) At least six people were shot — two of them fatally — across Chicago on Thursday. A 41-year-old man was fatally struck by gunfire in Albany Park on the Northwest Side. Dennis Sackmaster was standing in an alley about 12:24 a.m. in the 4900 block of North Kedzie Avenue when someone in…

1 Man Killed, 7 Wounded in Shootings Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Eight people were shot Wednesday in Chicago, including a man who was killed while riding a minibike through Roseland on the South Side. At 11:46 p.m., Terrance Pouncy, 26, was riding in the 10800 block of South Princeton Avenue when someone fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office…

2 People Killed, 8 Wounded in Shootings in Chicago Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Two people — including a 15-year-old boy — were killed and eight others were wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago. The boy was with a 23-year-old woman about 2:16 p.m. in the 200 block of West 113th Street in Roseland when someone opened fire from a vehicle, Chicago police said. The boy…

1 Person Killed, 5 Wounded in Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and five others, including two teen boys, were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago. The day’s single reported fatality happened just after 11 p.m. in Lawndale on the West Side. Christopher Williams, 23, was in an apartment bedroom with a female in the 3300 block of West Douglas…

4 People Killed, 16 Wounded in Weekend Shootings in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) At least 20 people were wounded — four of them fatally — in gun violence incidents within city limits this weekend, including a man who was killed Friday in Bronzeville on the South Side. He was found about 6:18 p.m. in the stairwell of an apartment in the 3800 block of South…

1 Man Killed, 3 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) At least four people were shot Thursday across Chicago, including a 25-year-old man who was killed in a home in Englewood on the South Side. About 3 a.m., Andrew Whitaker was in the living room of a residence in the 6400 block of South Laflin Street when someone unleashed gunfire through the…

Chicago Cop Stabbed while making Arrest in Eden Green

(WGN) Chicago police say one of its officers was stabbed in the neck and left arm while making an arrest. Police say the 27-year-old officer is hospitalized in good condition following the stabbing Friday morning on the city’s Far South Side. Police say the 42-year-old man who stabbed the officer is in custody and charges…

1 Man Killed, 5 others Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were shot Wednesday in gun violence across Chicago, including a man fatally wounded in Lawndale on the West Side. Tony Robinson, 44, was in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street about 9 p.m. when someone fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was…

1 Man Killed, 2 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and two more wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago. Just before 6 p.m., a man was shot and killed in Garfield Park on the West Side. He was standing on the front steps of a residence in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway when a car pulled…