Chicago Shootings

2 People Killed, 4 Wounded Thursday in Chicago Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A series of citywide shootings Thursday left at least two people killed and four others wounded within a 24-hour period. A teenage boy was killed and another was seriously wounded after shots rang out at a basketball tournament in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said. Officers…

1 Person Killed, 6 Wounded Wednesday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and six others were wounded, including an 80-year-old woman who was asleep in her bed, Wednesday in shootings across the city. The day’s only fatal shooting happened about 2:50 p.m. in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 27-year-old was in an alley with a female…

1 Person Killed, 2 Wounded Tuesday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and two people were wounded between about 12:30 a.m. and about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday in shootings on the South Side and West Side. A woman was shot to death at 8:39 p.m. in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 44-year-old was inside her home sitting…

1 Dead 27, Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings in Chicago

(FOX) Chicago saw a new burst of bloody violence this weekend, with a string of shootings that killed at least one woman killed and wounded some 27 others. Still, the numbers were down from the previous weekend when a burst of gun violence left at least 11 people dead and around 70 wounded. The Chicago…

2 People Killed, 17 Wounded Friday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Chicago gun violence left two people dead Saturday and at least 17 others wounded, including a woman killed in a domestic dispute with someone. About 4:45 p.m., the 29-year-old woman was having a domestic dispute with someone in the 2500 block of East 79th Street when the person pulled out a gun…

2 People Killed, 8 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(FOX) A series of shootings across Chicago Thursday left at least two people dead and eight others wounded. The last homicide during the 24-hour period happened on the border of the Ida B. Wells neighborhood on the South Side. About 9:25 p.m., three males approached a 26-year-old man in the 3500 block of South Cottage…

4 People Killed, 7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Four people were killed and seven people were wounded Wednesday in shootings across Chicago. The first fatal shooting of the day left one man dead and another man critically wounded in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side. The two were standing on the sidewalk when they heard shots and…

74 Shot in Chicago, First Shooter Arrested

(NBC) A man has been charged with shooting another man Saturday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Rick Franklin, 27, was charged with one felony count each of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, aggravated discharge of a firearm and being an armed habitual criminal, according to a…

2 People Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) Two people were killed and four others were wounded Tuesday in shootings on the South Side and West Side. The first fatal shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. Marquis Thomas, 28, was walking down the street when shots rang out in the 1200…

71 People Shot, and The Shooters are Still at LARGE

(Sun Times Wire) Rudy Giuliani should sit the heck down. We’d put that in stronger terms, but this is a family newspaper. Giuliani doesn’t know a thing about what really happened during Chicago’s terrible weekend of gun violence – hence his pants-on-fire, irresponsible lies on Twitter that inflated by more than 50 the number of…

2 People Killed, 14 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Two people were killed and 14 others were wounded by gunfire between 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Monday in shootings across Chicago. The first fatal shooting happened just after midnight when a masked gunman killed one man and wounded a woman in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Far South Side. At…

2 Dead, 28 Wounded in Shootings, over 3 Hour Period, Saturday

(Sun Times Wire) Shootings ripped through Chicago early Sunday, leaving 2 dead and 28 others wounded from midnight to 3 a.m. Five mass shootings, in which three or more people were shot, accounted for 25 of the shooting victims during the three-hour span. A single shooting in the Gresham neighborhood wounded eight people, including four…

1 Killed 12, Wounded in Chicago Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and 12 other people were wounded in city gun violence Friday. Shootings within the 24-hour period spanned the West and South sides, and included a drive-by attack that wounded three men as they were sitting on crates in the Lawndale neighborhood. Friday’s only homicide happened about 8 p.m.…

7 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) At least seven people were wounded in gun violence Thursday in Chicago. The last shooting of the 24-hour period left a person grazed in the shoulder as they were lying on a couch in Lawndale on the West Side. A bullet had passed through a window into the home about 11:20 p.m.…

7, Wounded in Shootings Wednesday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Seven people were wounded between 1:30 a.m. and 11:40 p.m. Wednesday in shootings across Chicago. The most recent shooting happened in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. A 28-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk when a white car drove by and someone inside fired shots about 11:40 p.m. in the…

Pregnant Woman, 13-year-old Boy Shot in Little Village

(ABC) The Chicago Police Department said there was a 10 percent drop in shootings and murders in the city in July, according to the latest crime statistics. Overall, the city had 59 murders last month, compared to 77 murders in July of 2017. There were 332 shooting victims, down from 415 victims last year. The…

1 Killed, 15, Wounded Monday in Shootings across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and 15 others were wounded between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday in shootings across the city. The day’s only fatal shooting was sparked by an argument in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. Two men were arguing with another person about 8:20 p.m. in the 4700 block of…

3 People Killed, 12 Wounded on Blood Moon Friday In Chicago

(Fox) Three people were killed and 12 others were wounded Friday in gun violence across Chicago. The last fatal shooting during the 24-hour period happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. About 11:55 p.m., a 24-year-old man was standing outside in the 5300 block of South Marshfield Avenue when someone…