Chicago Shootings

Flash Cab Driver Shot on the West Side

A veteran cab driver was shot early Wednesday morning while picking up a passenger on Chicago’s West Side, police said. The taxi driver, identified by his two sons as 58-year-old Talal Kurdieh, was shot in the chest by a passenger he picked up just before 1:05 a.m. in the 700-block of North Avers Avenue in…

Memorial Weekend in Chicago, 5 Dead, 41 Wounded in Shootings

Five people have been killed, including a 15 year old boy, and at least 41 other people have been wounded in Chicago shootings throughout the Memorial Day weekend. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 9:50 p.m. Sunday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, leaving a 17-year-old boy dead and two other people wounded. Two…

Calm Start to Memorial Weekend in Chicago, 4 Wounded in Shootings

Suntimes Media Wire, Four people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday night into Saturday, marking a relatively calm opening to Memorial Day weekend in Chicago. Last year, 15 people were shot during the first night of the long holiday weekend, which is widely viewed as the unofficial start of summer — with an accompanying…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

Sun-Times Wire Three people were killed and four wounded in shootings Thursday on the city’s South and Southwest sides. At least 71 people have been shot in the last week, leaving 11 dead, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Nearly 1,300 people have been shot so far this year, 222 fatally. The latest homicide happened about…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

A 16 year old boy was killed and at least seven other people, including a 14 year old boy, were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago. The 16 year old was found shot to death about 9:20 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. Officers responded to a call of shots fired and found the teenager…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 2 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Two people were shot and killed and two were wounded in shootings across the city. The first shooting happened at 1:51 am on the 5900 block of S. Calumet. A Male black 24 sustained a GSW to the buttock. Taken to Univ of Chicago Hosp. Stable condition Sitting in the front room when someone shot…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Chicago Tribune, Three men were fatally shot and five others were wounded within 16 hours from Monday to early Tuesday, according to police. In the most recent fatal shooting, a 28-year-old man was shot in the head while he was seated in his vehicle in the 9800 block of South Avenue H in the East…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 34 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Four people were killed and at least 34 others, including a 9-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. Sunday, when an 18-year-old man was killed and a 15-year-old boy was wounded in the 10- block of North Parkside in…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 23 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

One person was killed and 23 others were wounded, including a 9-year-old boy grazed by a bullet in the head, in shootings across Chicago from Saturday to Sunday morning, according to authorities. The boy was in a vehicle in the 2500 block of West 69th Street about 8:10 p.m. when someone fired shots at it,…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

Ason called 911 early Saturday to say his 43-year-old father had been shot in the head multiple times while driving a vehicle in Albany Park. Chicago police found the white van, which was filled with tools, with at least nine bullet holes to the driver’s side door. Another vehicle drove by and fired shots in…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 12 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

Two people were killed and at least 14 more wounded in shootings across Chicago on Thursday. The latest homicide happened about 11:45 p.m. in the Far South Side Fernwood neighborhood, where someone in a car opened fire on a 41-year-old man who was on a sidewalk in the 10100 block of South LaSalle. He was…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

Chicago Tribune, Two people were killed and 10 people, including a 17-year-old girl, were wounded in shootings in Chicago on Wednesday and Thursday morning, authorities said. In the first fatal shooting, an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a 17-year-old robbery suspect at an Englewood hair salon about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday. The boy was…

Girl Age, 17 Shot Sitting on a Porch on the West Side

WGN, 9 A teenage girl remains hospitalized after she was shot multiple times on Chicago’s West Side this afternoon. Police say the 17-year-old victim was shot while sitting on a porch in the 4700 block of West Gladys in the city’s West Garfield Park neighborhood. Police say suspects approach in a gray or silver four…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 15 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Three people were shot dead and 15 other people were wounded in attacks from Tuesday morning to early Wednesday. About 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, a 35-year-old woman was shot multiple times while she was sitting in a car in the 9700 block of South Morgan Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood, police said. The shooter was…

Bloody Chicago, 17 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

At least 17 people were wounded in separate shootings that reached nearly every part of the city from Monday morning to early Tuesday. In the South Loop neighborhood, a 27-year-old man was shot in the back when he was caught in the middle of another man getting carjacked just before 1:40 a.m. Tuesday in the…

2 Chicago Cops Wounded by Ricocheting Bullet

(WLS) Chicago police said two officers were wounded Monday night when bullet fragments from a shot fired at a vicious dog ricocheted and hit them. Police said an officer was charged at by a vicious dog in the 3600-block of South Wolcott Avenue in McKinley Park, and fired at the dog. A bullet fragment ricocheted…

Bloody Chicago, 6 Dead, 15 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Six people were killed and at least 15 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. The city recorded its 200th homicide on Tuesday, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. More than 1,150 people have been shot in Chicago this year. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened at 2:43 p.m. Sunday…

Bloody Chicago, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

Early in the morning Saturday, three young men walked by a throng of Chicago police officers gathered around a car marred by a bullet hole that was parked at Oak and State streets just north of the Loop. “Did someone die there?” one of the men asked the others casually, nearly chuckling, as they walked…