Chicago Shootings

9 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Nine people were injured in shootings Tuesday on Chicago’s South and West sides. The day’s latest shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left hand near 37th and Hoyne, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting…

9 Dead, 13 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) A 64-year-old teacher killed by a stray bullet. A young mother slain on the front steps of her home. A grade school girl shot and critically wounded in the chest, apparently by accident. They were among the 22 people shot in Chicago over the weekend. Nine of them died. The latest gun violence…

2 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday across Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) The man, dead from a gunshot wound to the neck, remained in the silver SUV as police investigated the Southwest Side shooting early Thursday. A woman who lived nearby retrieved a pink blanket from her home and gave it to police. Officers draped it over the driver’s side window. Police say the man…

1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago. Officers responding to calls of shots fired about 8:30 p.m. found the 28-year-old man shot multiple times in the 100 block of South Western on the Near West Side, according to Chicago Police. He was…

1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) One man was killed and four others were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago. The fatal shooting happened at 12:58 a.m. in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. Three men were sitting inside a vehicle in the 200 block of West 107th Street when another male walked up and fired…

Nearly 3,000 People Shot on the Bloody Streets of CHICAGO

(Chicago Tribune) Close to 3,000 people have been shot in Chicago so far this year, down from the violence of 2016 but still significantly higher than in other recent years, according to data kept by the Tribune. At least 2,958 people have been shot in the city this year, fewer than the 3,347 people shot…

3 Dead,7 Wounded in Columbus Day Shootings in Chicago

(Fox 32) Three men were killed and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings on Columbus Day in Chicago. A 46-year-old man was shot to death about 2:10 p.m. Monday in the South Shore neighborhood. He was standing outside in the back of a home in the 7300 block of South Dante when…

5 Dead, 25 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man shot dead Friday evening was the 500th person to be killed in city gun violence since the start of the year during a weekend in which five men have been killed and at least 29 other people were wounded in Chicago shootings. The city reached 500 shooting homicides about a…

3 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Friday across Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Three men were killed and seven other people, including five teenagers, were hurt in city shootings between Friday and Saturday mornings, authorities said. The first fatal attack happened about 1:15 p.m. in the 3200 block of West Maypole Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. A 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot…

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and six other people were wounded in shootings Thursday on the city’s South and West sides. The man was fatally shot in a domestic-related incident that also left a woman with serious stab wounds Thursday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The 25-year-old…

2 Dead, 9 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Two men were killed and at least nine other people were wounded in shootings Wednesday on the Chicago’s South and West sides. A 33-year-old man was fatally shot about 6:45 p.m. in the West Side Austin neighborhood. He was shot in the chest by a person walking nearby in the 1400 block…

2 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings across Chicago on Tuesday

(Chicago Tribune) Two people were killed and eight were injured in Chicago shootings between Tuesday morning and early Wednesday. The attacks included two drive-by shootings Tuesday that left a man dead in the McKinley Park neighborhood and three teens, including a 14-year-old boy, wounded in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. On the South Side,…

8 Wounded in Shootings on Monday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) At least eight people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. The day’s latest shooting at 10:53 p.m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. A 16-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the arm in the 4700 block of West Gladys, according to Chicago Police. He refused medical…

Woman age 61, Struck by Stray Bullet in Lawndale

(ABC) A 61-year-old woman was struck by a stray bullet Monday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. She was shot in the shoulder at 2:44 p.m. when a male dressed in all black came out of the alley in the 700 block of South Keeler and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.…

Warning Graphic, 4 Dead, 28 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were killed and at least 28 others, including a 13-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

The weekend’s most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. The attack happened at 10:27 a.m. in the 2600 block of East 75th Street, according to Chicago Police. A 28-year-old man was shot repeatedly in the head and back and was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. His identity had not been released Sunday night. A 26-year-old woman was shot in the lower back and taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Another fatal shooting happened at 12:18 a.m. Sunday in the North Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Officers responded to a call of shots fired and found 22-year-old Jose Rico lying face down on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds to the body in the 5000 block of North Bernard, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Rico was pronounced dead at the scene.

Just before 9 p.m. Friday, someone walked up to 49-year-old Michael Hillard and shot him in his face in the 4700 block West Jackson in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police and the medical examiner’s office said. Hillard, who lived in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene about 15 minutes later.

Less than two hours earlier in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, 27-year-old Juan Vargas was shot in the head by a person who walked up and opened fire, authorities said. Vargas was found about 7:10 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of West 25th Place and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died less than an hour later. He lived in the West Elsdon neighborhood.

A 13-year-old boy was shot about 2:40 p.m. Saturday in a separate Little Village neighborhood attack. He was riding his bike in the 2500 block of South St. Louis when someone got out of a light-colored vehicle nearby and fired shots, striking him in the right arm, police said. The boy was taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

Earlier in Little Village, an armored car driver shot a person who tried to rob him with a sledgehammer, police and the FBI said. The driver, who works for the Garda armored car service, was making a delivery about 9:30 a.m. Saturday at a currency exchange in the 4300 block of West 26th Street when a male wearing a reflective vest hit him with a sledgehammer in an attempt to rob him. The guard shot the robber, who ran away, but was found nearby and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

At least 25 other people were wounded in citywide shootings between 5 p.m. Friday 9 p.m. Sunday, police said.

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1 Dead, 13 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday across Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Fourteen people, including a 13-year-old boy, a would-be robber and a man who was found dead on the sidewalk above the Chicago River in North Park, were wounded in shootings from Saturday into Sunday. Three men in their 50s were shot about 8:10 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Union Avenue in…

2 Dead, 7 wounded over 6 Hour Period on Friday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Gun violence claimed the lives of two men and wounded seven others in less than seven hours Friday night on the city’s West and Southwest sides. The most recent killing happened in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, Chicago Police said. Someone walked up to a 49-year-old man and shot him in his…

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) A man was fatally shot and five other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old boy, in attacks in Chicago Thursday afternoon, police said. The fatal shooting happened shortly before 12:10 p.m., when two men were attacked in the East Chatham neighborhood, police said. One of them, 22, was shot in the abdomen after…