Chicago Shootings

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings across the City

One man was killed and 10 others, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot from Monday morning to early Tuesday as Chicago passed 300 people shot so far in 2017. Around 12:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the 4600 block of South Woodlawn Avenue in the Kenwood neighborhood. Police were called to the…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 24 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across the City

Three men were killed and at least 24 other people, including an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s court deputy, were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday afternoon and Monday morning. The latest fatal shooting happened about 11 p.m. Sunday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jesse C. Montes Deoca, 31, was…

Mother Charged with Shooting Son During Family Gathering in Lawndale

A mother has been charged with shooting her son early Saturday during a family gathering in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Angeline Minniefield, 43, faces one felony count each of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago police. Minniefield was at a family party about…

Bloody Chicago, 14 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

At least 14 people were shot across Chicago on Wednesday, including six wounded in a mass shooting on the South Side. Officers responding to a calls of shots fired about 8:15 p.m. found the six gunshot victims inside a restaurant in the 500 block of East 75th Street in Chatham, according to Chicago Police. A…

Bloody Chicago, Mass Shooting at Vigil in Grand Crossing Neighborhood

At least 13 people have been wounded in shootings since midmorning Wednesday in Chicago, including six people wounded Wednesday night during a memorial for a woman killed earlier this week, authorities said. The vigil was near the corner of St. Lawrence Avenue and 75th Street, with red heart-shaped balloons and a memorial poster hanging outside…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

A man was killed and six others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Tuesday morning, police said. The fatal shooting was on the Far South Side in the Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood. About 7:40 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the right side and pronounced dead. Police released no information about the…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead 12 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Three people were killed and at least 12 more were wounded in shootings across the city Monday, according to Chicago Police. The day’s latest homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. on the Near West Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot and found 20-year-old Jomontae J. Freeman in the back seat of a…

Bloody Chicago, 29 People Shot in less than 24 Hours

In less than 24 hours from Saturday to Sunday, three men were killed and at least 26 other people, including several teens, were wounded in separate shootings across the city. Three people were taken to the hospital after a shooting Sunday morning in West Town, about 9 a.m. Around 6:30 a.m., there was another triple…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 14 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

One person was killed and 14 other people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday afternoon to early Saturday, police said. During a violent two-hour stretch early Saturday, one person was killed and seven were wounded. A man in his 20s was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting about 3:15 a.m. Saturday…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Wednesday Shootings

A man was shot dead and five more people were wounded in separate attacks Wednesday on the South and West sides of Chicago. The killing happened about 9:20 a.m. in the Austin neighborhood, where someone walked up to a 34-year-old man sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked in the 4700 block of…

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 11 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Two men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across the city, according to Chicago Police. Most recently, a man was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Juwan Kemp, 26, was driving north at 11:27 p.m. in the 100 block of North Central when…

Subway Shooting in Chatham, 1 killed, 2 wounded

A man was fatally shot and two more people were wounded inside a Subway restaurant in the South Side Chatham neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. It happened about 8:30 p.m. in the first block of West 79th Street when a gunman walked in, opened fire and then ran away, police said. A 28-year-old man shot…

Girl Age 5 Accidentally Shot Herself in East Garfield Park

A 5-year-old girl accidentally shot herself in the abdomen inside an East Garfield Park neighborhood home Tuesday night on the West Side, according to Chicago Police. She got a hold of a handgun about 8 p.m. at the home in the 3700 block of West Ferdinand, police said. The girl’s family took her to Rush…

Bloody Chicago, 8 Dead, 24 Wounded in MLK Weekend Shootings

Thirty-two people have been shot across the city over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend, leaving eight dead, according to Chicago Police. About 1:10 a.m. Monday, a 36-year-old was standing outside in the 2200 block of West Chicago in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood when someone in a black SUV opened fire, striking him…

Man Charged with Murder in Double Melrose Park Shooting

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left a man dead and a 14-year-old boy critically injured early Tuesday in west suburban Melrose Park, police said. Ellezer Torres, 22, was charged Wednesday with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, according to Melrose Park police. A gunman…

MLK Day Weekend, 3 Dead, 5 Wounded in Chicago Shootings

Eight people were shot across the city in the first 12 hours of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend, leaving three dead, according to Chicago Police. The most recent killing happened about 3:30 a.m. Saturday in Englewood on the South Side, where at least five people went into a house in the 6000…