Chicago Shootings

1 Man Killed, 6 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) Shootings Thursday across Chicago left at least one person dead and six others wounded. The day’s fatal gun violence incident claimed the life of a 42-year-old man in Garfield Park. He was in the 3600 block of West Schrader Drive about 6:15 p.m. when someone approached him in a black vehicle and…

2 People Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were shot — two fatally — Wednesday in Chicago, including a woman who was killed while allegedly shoplifting in a Walgreens on the Northwest Side. The manager confronted the woman and called for a friend who used to work security. The man showed up with a gun at 11:30 p.m.…

1 Person Killed, 10 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Eleven people were shot in six incidents of gun violence Tuesday in Chicago. In the day’s only fatal shooting, a 28-year-old man was killed in Princeton Park on the South Side. He was northbound in a black sedan about 9:57 p.m. in the 9400 block of South Harvard Avenue when someone fired…

5 People Shot, Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Five people were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago, including a man who was shot during a robbery in Woodlawn on the South Side. He was on a porch in the 6500 block of South St. Lawrence when a gunman approached and demanded his property, Chicago police said. Even though the 26-year-old…

5 People Killed, 35 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(ABC) At least 40 people were shot, five fatally in weekend violence across Chicago, police said. In one of the latest shootings, a 29-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 5400-block of South Marshfield Avenue at about 10:19 p.m. Sunday when police said someone in a vehicle fired shots. The man was wounded…

1 Man Killed, 13 others Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) Fourteen people were wounded — one fatally — in shootings Thursday within city limits, including a man who was traveling with three others on North Lake Shore Drive. The four were northbound in a Honda Odyssey in the 2500 block of Lake Shore Drive just before midnight when someone in a vehicle…

2 People Killed, 5 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Seven people were shot and two killed Wednesday in Chicago, including a man found dead in Washington Park on the South Side. Officers found an “adult male” with a gunshot wound to the head at 12:36 a.m. in an alley in the 5800 block of South Wabash Avenue, Chicago police said. He…

1 Person Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Nine people were shot Tuesday in Chicago, including a woman who was killed in West Town on the Northwest Side. Officers responded to calls of a person shot about 8:56 p.m. in the 2200 block of West Grand Avenue and found a woman unresponsive in a living room, Chicago police said. She…

1 Man Killed, 7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Eight people were shot Monday in Chicago, including a man who was killed in Fifth City on the West Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired at 3:06 p.m. found the 30-year-old on the street with a gunshot wound to the back of his head in the 3400 block of…

2 People Killed, 10 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) At least 12 people were shot Thursday in gun violence incidents across Chicago, including two men killed in a double shooting in Burnside. About 12:54 p.m., Jaquon M. Burke and Gerrod Gibson, both 24, were walking in the 600 block of East 92nd Place when a male approached them and fired shots,…

Chicago Police install Cameras along the Heroin Highway, 290

(Tribune) Some 20 cameras have been put into operation in the last several weeks along the Eisenhower Expressway on Chicago’s West Side in an attempt to crack down on drug trafficking — and the violence that comes with it — along what authorities have long called the “Heroin Highway.” The announcement — by public safety…

3 People Killed, 5 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) 8 people were shot — three of them fatally — Tuesday in Chicago, including a man who was shot by police in South Chicago Officers attempted to arrest the man about 1:45 p.m. in a driveway in the 8100 block of South Chappel Avenue after mistaking him for his brother, who was…

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…