Chicago Shootings

5 Shot Exiting Party Bus in South Shore Neighborhood

Five people were injured in a shooting when they left a party bus in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood April 7, 2016, after celebrating a birthday. More than fifteen shots were fired at the victims as they were getting off the bus in the 2200 block of East 70th Place about 2:10 a.m. The bus driver…

Why Gun Violence in Chicago is Rampant

Hey, Rev. Jackson, Here's Why Gun Violence in Chicago is Rampant Hey, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Here's Why Gun Violence in Chicago is Rampant Posted by Tipping Point on OAN on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Liz Wheeler of One America News explains to BLIND activist Rev. Jackson, Why Gun Violence in Chicago is Rampant , she…

Northwest Side Bouncer dies after being shot in head

A Northwest Side bouncer has died following a weekend shooting. 51-year-old Angel Ortiz was working late Saturday night at Brudder’s Bar and Grill at Addison and Pulaski when someone outside the bar fired shots. Ortiz was hit in the head by a bullet that went through the window of the bar. Witnesses tell us he…

Sunday Shootings in Chicago 11 Wounded

According to Chicago Police at least 11 people have been wounded in shootings since late Sunday morning. On Sunday April 3rd at 9:00 p.m a 20-year-old man was shot riding a bicycle on the sidewalk in the 6400 block of South Richmond Street, in the Marquette Park Neighborhood, two gunmen suddenly appeared from out of…

Chicago Shootings year to date 132 killed 698 wounded

According to Hey Jackass the shootings in Chicago have claimed 132 lives and left 698 people wounded on the Bloody Streets of Chicago leaving a grand total of 830 total shootings. Homicides and shootings have increased drastically in the first three months of 2016. The 132 homicides so far represent an 84 percent increase over…

Chicago Violence Leaves 2 Dead and 14 wounded

Shootings left at least two men dead and 12 others wounded since Wednesday morning across the city, according to police. A man was killed and another man was wounded in Logan Square, about 6 p.m., in the 3100 block of West Wabansia Avenue. A 25-year-old shot in the head and neck died at Stroger Hospital…

Easter Shootings in Chicago Leave 6 wounded

Three boys were among six people wounded in shootings since Sunday afternoon on the West and South sides, authorities said. The most recent shooting happened at about 9:20 p.m. in Englewood, police said. A 16-year-old boy was in the 6700 block of South Sangamon Street when two males came out from an alley and shot…

4 Boys ages 12 to 16 shot in Austin Neighborhood

Four boys between ages 12 and 16 were wounded in a shooting on the West Side Monday night, police said. Around 8:50 p.m., the boys were walking in the 5700 block of West Washington Boulevard when a man walked up and shot at them, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police spokesman. Two of…

Chicago: Lake Shore Drive Shootout leaves one Wounded

At least seven people were wounded in shootings citywide on Wednesday, including a man shot on Lake Shore Drive, according to police. Late Wednesday night, authorities received multiple reports that people inside two vehicles on Lake Shore Drive were shooting at each other. At about 10:30 p.m., at least one of the vehicles crashed in…