Chicago Shootings

13 Wounded in Shootings in Chicago on Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Thirteen people were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago. The most recent attack left three men wounded about 11:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Avers in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago Police. A 33-year-old man was shot in the right foot; a 38-year-old man was…

Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Loop Red Line Shooting

(Fox32) A Chicago man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting nearly two weeks ago at a CTA station in the Loop. Kornell Strenger, 24, faces felony charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, Chicago Police said. He was expected to appear in court for a bond hearing…

8 Wounded in Shootings in Chicago on Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) At least eight people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago. The day’s latest attack happened about 10:10 p.m. in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A group was standing on the sidewalk in the 7200 block of South May when they were approached by two males, according to Chicago Police.…

3 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings from Friday to Saturday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Three people were fatally and at least eight other people were wounded in separate attacks during a nine-hour period from late Friday to early Saturday across the city, according to police. A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot just before 3:50 a.m. Saturday while he was in the 3600 block of West Ohio Street…

1 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Friday in Chicago

(Fox32) Eleven people were shot during the first nine hours of the weekend on the South and West sides of Chicago, leaving a man dead. The homicide happened about 2:15 a.m Saturday near the Parkway Gardens public housing complex. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 6200 block of South King Drive…

Woman Dies after Being Shot, 12 Times in Logan Square

(Sun Times Wire) A 33 year old woman died Wednesday morning after she was chased down and shot multiple times in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. About 10:30 a.m., Laquesha L. Holmes, known to friends as “Quebaby,” was near Spaulding and Cortland when a black Dodge Charger with tinted windows…

7 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Two men in their 70s were among seven people wounded in shootings across Chicago from Thursday morning to early Friday, authorities said. A 72-year-old man and a 37-year-old man were inside a vehicle when someone shot them around 11 a.m. Thursday in the 4100 block of West Grenshaw Street in the West Side’s…

Father, Son Shot in North Lawndale Neighborhood

(WLS) A 71-year-old father and his son were shot Thursday morning in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened in the 4100-block of West Grenshaw Street at around 11 a.m. Keith Glover said his 71-year-old father, James Sloan, and his 37-year-old brother, Tyrice Glover, were returning home from grocery shopping when a car…

1 Dead, 12 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday in Chicago

(Fox32) One person was killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago. The female was shot to death about 10:30 a.m. in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago Police. She was near Spaulding and Cortland when a black Dodge Charger with tinted windows approached and…

1 Dead, 3 Wounded in Shootings on Monday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) A teenager was killed and two other teens were among three people wounded in city shootings on Monday, police said. A 17-year-old boy accused of trying to steal a car in the North Austin neighborhood about 10 a.m. Monday was killed by the owner — an off-duty Chicago Fire Department lieutenant — who…

8 Dead, 50 Wounded in Weekend Shootings in Chicago

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(Sun Times Wire) Eight people were killed and at least 50 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

Seven people were shot, one fatally, during a single mass shooting incident about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The group was in the parking lot of a banquet hall in the 11900 block of South Loomis when a male in a black SUV opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The SUV then sped away.

A male, whose age was not known, was shot and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A 30-year-old man was shot in the left leg; a 31-year-old woman was shot in the left leg; a 32-year-old woman was shot in the right leg; a 32-year-old man was shot in the abdomen; a 33-year-old woman was shot in the left leg; and a 36-year-old man was shot in the buttocks.

Three people were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, while two others were taken to Stroger Hospital, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. They were all listed in serious-to-critical condition. A seventh person was shot and taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, Langford said. That person was in fair-to-serious condition.

About 6:25 p.m. Sunday, a 20-year-old man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The three people were on the porch of a home in the 3000 block of West Polk when someone opened fire from a passing SUV, according to Chicago Police.

The 20-year-old man was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the fatality. A 17-year-old boy was shot in both legs and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, and an 18-year-old man was shot in the right thigh and taken to Stroger Hospital. They were both in good condition.

About 5:10 a.m. Sunday, a 30-year-old man was gunned down in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was in a vehicle, stopped at a stop light in the 3800 block of South Archer when another vehicle approached and someone inside fired multiple shots, police said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the head, neck and arm and subsequently crashed his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 32-year-old man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting about 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. They were standing on the sidewalk in the 7700 block of North Ashland when someone in a Ford SUV fired shots in their direction. The man was shot in the neck and taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead, police said. A 23-year-old man was shot in the left hip and a 23-year-old woman also suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. They were both also taken to Saint Francis, where their conditions were stabilized.

About 2 a.m. Sunday, a 22-year-old man was shot to death in the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side. He was standing outside in the 1000 block of West Maxwell when a vehicle drove up, and two people jumped out and opened fire, police said. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Less than an hour earlier, one man was killed and another was critically wounded in a West Englewood neighborhood shooting on the South Side. A 23-year-old man was standing outside with a group of people about 1:25 a.m. in the 7000 block of South Paulina when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired multiple shots, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital. Another man, 22, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

About 4:20 p.m. Saturday, 24-year-old Cornell Verner was gunned down in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. He was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 6300 block of South Carpenter when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him multiple times in the face and torso, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Verner, whose home address was not known, was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he died at 4:32 p.m.

Nearly 12 hours earlier, 26-year-old Jerrell J. Perkins was killed and a 45-year-old woman was wounded in another West Pullman neighborhood attack. They were standing on the street near a parked car about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the 12200 block of South Green when a black SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. Perkins, who lived about a block away, was shot in the head and taken to MetroSouth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 4:46 a.m., police and the medical examiner’s office said. The woman suffered gunshot wounds to the left arm and left leg and was taken to Christ Medical Center, where her condition was stabilized.

The weekend’s most recent nonfatal shooting happened Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood. A male, whose age was not known, was shot in the abdomen and leg at 8:03 p.m. near the intersection of Madison Street and Central Avenue, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

At least 37 other people have been wounded in citywide shootings since 5 p.m. Friday. Follow city gun violence with the Chicago Sun-Times weekend shootings tracker.

Additionally, a person was shot by a Chicago Police officer about 8:45 p.m. Saturday in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The male suspect suffered a graze wound to the neck and was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.

Last weekend, nine people were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning.

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1 Dead, 13 Wounded in Shootings on Friday Across Chicago

Maggio News Video, (Chicago Tribune) A man was fatally shot after making a court appearance, and a 14 year old boy was among 13 other people who were wounded in separate shootings across the city since Friday morning.

Eight of those people were shot within four hours early Saturday.

The victim, Kenneth Williams, 28, had just appeared at the courthouse Friday morning and had pleaded not guilty to a charge of driving on a revoked or suspended license, according to police and court records.

He apparently got into an argument with someone as he left, police said. He and a woman, 26, had made it to 31st and Rockwell streets when someone in another car pulled up next to them and opened fire, police said.

The woman drove the man back to the entrance of the courthouse.

Williams was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:10 p.m. Friday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Teen wounded in Pilsen shooting

A 14-year-old boy was grazed in the chest and left knee while he was walking with his sister and a friend just before 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of West Cullerton Street in the Pilsen neighborhood.

The shooter was in a red sedan and opened fire at the group, grazing the boy, police said.

The teen’s condition was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

In other shootings:

• In the East Side neighborhood, a 24-year-old man was shot in the left arm while he was standing near a car about 4:20 a.m. Saturday in the 10000 block of South Avenue M on the city’s Southeast Side, police said. The shooter was inside a gold Chevrolet TrailBlazer. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

• About 4 a.m. Saturday, a 25-year-old man was critically wounded during a drive-by shooting in the 8300 block of South Peoria Street in the Gresham neighborhood, police said. He was standing outside when people inside a passing gray Jeep opened fire, striking him in the abdomen and leg. He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

• Two people were wounded in a shooting about 3:45 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Two men, 21 and 23, were standing outside when a man opened fire from a nearby alley. The 21-year-old man was shot multiple times, and he was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital. The 23-year-old, who was grazed on the right arm, declined medical attention.

• A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg about 2:40 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Kildare Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the city’s West Side. He was outside with a large group of people when someone opened fire. The boy’s condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai.

• About 2 a.m. Saturday, a 23-year-old woman was shot in the buttocks while she was sitting on a porch in the 2700 block of East 78th Street in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. A man got out of a car and shot at the woman. She was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

• A 19-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the city’s Northwest Side. He was walking in the 5800 block of West Belden Street when someone inside a passing brown minivan shot at the teen, wounding him in the left leg, police said. He took himself to Community First Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

• About 12:50 a.m. Saturday, a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times in the right arm while he was standing in the 1200 block of North Campbell Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. He was initially taken to Presence Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, and his condition was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

• In West Garfield Park, a 34-year-old man was shot in the leg late Friday while he was in a car in the 100 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, police said. He was a passenger in a car when two men approached and opened fire. The 34-year-old was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai.

• About 5:35 p.m. Friday, a 30-year-old man was shot in the 5400 block of South May Street in the New City neighborhood, police said. He was standing in an alley when the shooter walked up to him and opened fire, hitting him in the arms and stomach. He was taken in serious condition to Stroger, police said. The shooter was seen leaving in a white car.

• About 11:55 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of West 31st Street in the Bridgeport neighborhood, a 25-year-old man was driving west on 31st near Aberdeen Street when someone who was going east pulled alongside and opened fire, police said. He was hit in the upper thigh and drove himself to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized. Police said the gunman was in a two-door black car.

• On the Far South Side, a man was shot about 6:45 a.m. Friday as he sat in a truck in an alley in the West Pullman neighborhood, according to police. The 32-year-old man had parked in the alley in the 11700 block of South Calumet Avenue when a gray car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was struck in the back and taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

No one was in custody, police said.

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1 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings in Chicago on Thursday

(Chicago Tribune) Over eight hours in Chicago, people were shot on a CTA train in the Loop, on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side and on a playground near a grade school in Bronzeville. There were six other shootings across the city during that violent stretch Thursday into early Friday, for a toll…

Man Gunned Down on CTA Red Line at Jackson

(WLS) Someone fired into a CTA Red Line train full of people at the Jackson stop Thursday night. Police continued to investigate the targeted shooting Friday morning. The gunman was apparently waiting on the subway platform for the northbound train to come in and knew where his target was, police said. Witnesses said they heard…

2 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A 16 year old boy was among two people killed and eight others wounded in shootings in about 13 hours Wednesday across Chicago. The day’s latest fatal shooting happened at 4:34 p.m. in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood on the Far South Side. Kejuan Thomas, 16, was playing basketball in the 9700 block…

1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and seven other people were wounded in shootings in less than 12 hours Tuesday on Chicago’s South and West sides. The fatal shooting happened about 2:25 p.m. in the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood. A 23-year-old man was standing outside in the 7800 block of South Homan when a…

2 Dead, 9 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago on Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Two men were killed and at least nine other people were wounded in shootings Monday on the city’s South and West sides. The day’s latest fatal shooting happened about 10 a.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. Rakeem Simmons, 25, was found by officers responding to a call of a person shot in…