Chicago Shootings

Owners Under Spot Light as Violence Rages on at Parkway Gardens

At a worn-out playground in the Parkway Gardens low-income housing complex, Mykita Stadium, a high school student, kept a close eye on her 4-year-old sister as she played in the fading daylight. It was a warm February day, with temperatures near 70 degrees, yet just a handful of the more than 1,000 children who live…

Suspect in Custody after Tuesday’s Shooting of Jefferson Park Teen

UPDATE, A man has been charged with shooting and critically wounding a 17-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. William Pacheco, 18, faces one count each of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number and possession of between 100…

Two identical SUVs Hit in Shooting on I-57, One by Mistake

Two vehicles were targeted in shootings on outbound I-57 in the southwest suburbs Wednesday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police, who say the first car appears to have been the intended target, while the second, similar vehicle was apparently shot by mistake. Police say the first victim, a male driver, noticed a silver Chevrolet Impala…

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

After getting out of work late Tuesday, Terry Lowe planned to stop by a Roseland food and liquor store on the Far South Side. He was stopped by Chicago police tape surrounding the body of a 30-year-old man who had been shot to death near 100th Street and South Michigan Avenue. “Typical,” Lowe said as…

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

One man was killed and eight others were wounded in separate attacks Monday, police said. A man was fatally shot about 8:15 p.m. Monday in or near the 900 block of East 132nd Street in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood, police said. Officers responded to the area for a call of shots fired and found the…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 25 Wounded in Weekend Holiday Shootings across the City

Maggio News covered multiple shootings over a 72, hour period over the Presidents Holiday Weekend here in Chicago. Due to the unseasonably warm weather more people were out and that means more were shot across the city. From Friday February 17th thru Sunday the 19th 4 people were shot and killed and 25 were wounded in shootings, these are just a few.
February 17th, 18th, 19th, 2017
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Bloody Chicago, 2 Killed, 8 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

Two people were killed and at least eight more, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded in South and West side shootings to start the President’s Day holiday weekend, according to Chicago Police. The latest killing happened about 4:30 a.m. in Back of the Yards, where officers responded to a call of a person shot in…

Bloody Chicago, 11 Killed, 11 Wounded in Shootings in 48 Hour Period

11 people have been killed and 11 wounded in shootings over a 48-hour period in Chicago from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday morning, Chicago police said. On Tuesday, a 30-year-old man was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood, police said. He was a passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle approached and someone inside…

Bloody Chicago, 5 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

At least five people were killed and four more were wounded in shootings Wednesday across the city, according to Chicago Police. Three of the deaths came by way of a mass shooting inside a Brighton Park neighborhood home on the Southwest Side. Just before 3 p.m., a gunman walked into the home in the 3900…

Governor Sending More State Police to Stop Chicago Expressway Shootings

Gov. Bruce Rauner Wednesday called on state lawmakers to expand the State Police and assign more troopers to patrol Chicago area expressways, where shootings rose in 2016. The 2017 spending plan proposed by Rauner includes funding for two new cadet classes, Rauner said in his budget speech delivered in Springfield. “Those officers will allow us…