Chicago Shootings

Most Violent Week of 2018 in Chicago, 9 Killed, 76 Wounded

(Tribune) The last seven days in Chicago have been the most violent week of the year, with just three police districts on the West Side bearing the brunt, according to data kept by the Tribune. At least 85 people were shot between Monday, April 30, and this past Sunday, including a 4-year-old girl, a 12-year-old…

2 Women Shot Outside Mount Sinai Hospital

(Sun Times Wire) Two women were wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday night outside Mount Sinai Hospital on the Southwest Side. The women, both 35-years-old, were shot when someone in a dark-colored car fired shots about 8 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Ogden, Chicago Police said. Both women were shot in the lower…

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings Thursday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man was shot to death and 5 other people were wounded Thursday in shootings across the city. A 42-year-old man died after he was shot and thrown out of a vehicle Thursday afternoon in the Stony Island Park neighborhood on the South Side. The man was a passenger in a vehicle…

1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Mass Shooting in Homan Square

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was killed and four other people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side. Nakia Bailey, 21, was standing outside with two men and two boys when a silver vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots at 9:42 p.m. in the…

1 Dead, 13 Wounded in Shootings Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was shot to death and 13 other people were wounded Wednesday in shootings across the city, including seven teenage boys. The 21-year-old woman was killed in a mass drive-by attack that left four other people injuredWednesday night in the West Side Homan Square neighborhood. Nakia Bailey, 21, was standing outside…

1 Dead, 12 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday in Chicago

(Fox) Twelve people were wounded, including a 4-year-old girl, and one person was killed Tuesday in shootings across the city. The day’s only fatal shooting happened about 10:20 p.m. in the West Side Austin neighborhood. A 32-year-old man was shot in the torso in the 4800 block of West Washington, according to Chicago Police. He…

Girl 4, Shot in Drive By in Gresham

(Sun Times Wire) A 4-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder Tuesday evening in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. She was sitting on a porch with her parents about 7:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 88th Street when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The…

1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

(Sun times Wire) Eight people were wounded and one man was killed in shootings Monday across Chicago. The day’s only fatal shooting happened Monday afternoon in the Little Italy neighborhood on the Near West Side. A 29-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle when he was shot multiple times in the left side of his…

North Side Girl, 5, Shot on the way to the Park

(CBS) A 5-year-old girl was shot outside her Albany Park home Sunday afternoon. Police said two men were arguing outside near Monticello and Wilson around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when one of the man pulled out a gun and started shooting. A stray bullet hit a 5-year-old girl who was standing in the gangway of a…

2 Dead, 20 Wounded in Weekend Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Two people died, and at least 20 were wounded in weekend shootings across the city. A man was killed about 4:20 p.m. in a Gresham drive-by shooting on the South Side. Cory Hicks, 39, was standing on the sidewalk when a van pulled up in the 8300 block of South Marshfield and someone inside…

6 Wounded in Shootings Saturday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) At least six people were wounded Saturday in gun violence across Chicago. The most recent shooting happened Saturday night, when a 38-year-old man was wounded in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 2300 block of South Kostner Avenue about 11:20 p.m. when a dark-colored…

2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Shootings Friday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Two people died, and at least three were wounded, Friday in shootings across the city. A man was killed about 4:20 p.m. in a Gresham drive-by shooting on the South Side. The 39-year-old was standing on the sidewalk when a van pulled up in the 8300 block of South Marshfield and someone inside fired…

2 Dead, 9 Wounded in Shootings Thursday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Two people died, and at least nine were wounded, Thursday in shootings across the city, according to Chicago Police. A man was killed about 5:30 p.m. in a West Garfield Park drive-by shooting, police said. The 24-year-old was on a sidewalk when a dark-colored van pulled up in the 4300 block of West Adams…

Chicago Rapper, Bang Da Hitta Charged with Murder in Uptown Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A Chicago rapper accused of gunning down a man last year in the Uptown neighborhood was denied bail at a hearing Thursday at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. Keith Hayer, 27, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Deshawn Johnson on Nov. 13, 2017, according to the Cook County…

3 Dead, 2 Wounded in Shootings Wednesday in Chicago

(Tribune) Three people were killed and two others were injured in city shootings on Wednesday, including a 16-year-old boy and a suspected carjacker who was shot by a retired police officer. The 16-year-old was shot multiple times in the 4800 block of West Monroe Street around 2:30 p.m. in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood,…

3 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Three men were killed and eight other people were wounded in a string of shootings across Chicago in less than 10 hours on Tuesday. The day’s last shooting left a man dead in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Johnny Shanklin, 50, was standing on a corner shortly before 9:30 p.m. in…

9 Wounded in Shootings Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Nine men were wounded by gunfire Monday in a series of shootings across the city. More than half of the day’s shootings happened in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, where six men were struck by bullets. The first shooting in Austin happened about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of…