Chicago Shootings

Bloody Chicago,10 dead, 28 wounded in Weekend Shootings

At least 38 people were shot – 10 of them fatally – across the city between Friday afternoon and Monday morning, according to Chicago police and family members of the victims. A 34-year-old man was killed early Sunday in the weekend’s latest fatal shooting. Joel Planas was fighting with another male at 12:52 a.m. on…

Bloody Chicago, 9 dead, 26 wounded in Shootings on Fri, Sat.

At least 35 people have been shot – nine of them fatally – across the city since Friday afternoon, according to Chicago police and family members of the victims. Five people were killed in the weekend’s most recent homicide incident Saturday afternoon in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. Officers were called at…

Bloody Chicago 2 Killed, 3 wounded in Shootings on Friday

Two men were killed and three others were wounded in shootings Friday, police said. Just after 10 p.m., a 34-year-old man was fatally shot during an argument inside a home in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue in Chatham, police said. During the argument, a person who knew the 34-year-old man shot him in…

Two Recent Shootings Near UIC Campus Worries Students

A 17-year-old boy is hospitalized Friday morning after being shot in the chest while sitting in the back seat of a SUV. The shooting happened shortly after midnight at 18th and Union, near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, in the city’s University Village neighborhood. When the teen and others in the car heard…

Bloody Chicago 1 killed 8 wounded in Shootings on Thursday

A Man was killed and eight other people, including two teens, were wounded in shootings from Thursday morning to Friday, police said. About 4 p.m. Thursday, a 31-year-old motorist was fatally shot in the chest while driving in the 7100 block of South Morgan Street in Englewood, police said. The 31-year-old man was letting out…

Bloody Chicago 2 killed 10 wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Two people were killed and at least 10 more wounded in shootings on Chicago’s South and West sides. The latest killing happened about 4:30 p.m. in North Lawndale, where someone walked up to a man in the 1300 block of South Komensky and shot him repeatedly. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he…

Bloody Chicago 3 killed, 28 wounded in Weekend Shootings

Three men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday evening and Sunday night, according to Chicago Police. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 11:45 p.m. Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. Officers arrived in the 8100 block of South Ellis and…

Chicago Boxer Seriously Wounded in East Garfield Park Shooting

A 25-year-old Chicago boxer was critically wounded early Saturday in a shooting in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, friends confirm. Ed Brown and a 19-year-old woman, who was also wounded and in good condition, were sitting in a parked vehicle about 1:10 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Warren…

Bloody Chicago, 2 killed,11 wounded, in Thursday Shootings

Two people were killed and at least 11 more wounded in Thursday gun violence on Chicago’s South and West sides. The Dec. 1 attacks continued a bloody trend from November, a month that tallied 389 shooting victims and 77 homicides. The latest killing happened about 7:30 p.m., when officers found a 48-year-old man with multiple…

Bloody Chicago, 2 killed, 5 wounded in Wednesday Shootings

Two men were killed and at least five more wounded in shootings on the South and West sides of the city on Wednesday, according to Chicago Police. The latest killing happened just after 8 p.m. in South Shore, where officers responding to a call of shots fired found a 24-year-old man in a gangway with…

Bloody Chicago 2 killed, 11 wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Two people were slain and at least 11 more wounded in shootings across the city on Tuesday, according to Chicago Police. The latest killing happened shortly after 8 p.m. along the border of the South Shore and South Chicago neighborhoods, where officers responding to a shooting in the 2800 block of East 79th Street found…

4000 people have been Shot on the Bloody Streets of Chicago

This weekend, Chicago passed another violent milestone. A website which tracks homicides by type, location, date, race of victim/assailant, and other metrics, said more 4,000 people have been shot in Chicago so far this year. As of 8:40 p.m. on Nov. 27, the count was 4,037 people shot since January 1. Of those, 652 have…

Bloody Chicago 2 dead, 15 wounded in Shootings on Sunday

At least two men were killed and 15 other people were wounded in shootings citywide since Sunday afternoon, according to police. An 18-year-old man was fatally shot in the 8800 block of South Marshfield Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood just after 2 p.m., police said. The man was sitting in a parked car when someone…

Bloody Chicago 4 KILLED, 31 wounded in Thanksgiving SHOOTINGS

At least 35 people have been shot, four fatally, in attacks across the city over Thanksgiving weekend, according to Chicago police. The latest homicide happened about 2:15 a.m. Saturday when two gunmen opened fire outside a house party in the South Chicago neighborhood’s 8800-block of South Exchange, authorities said. A 20-year-old man shot in the…