Chicago Shootings

Father, Mother of Boy Shot in the Head in Englewood, Charged

An Englewood man is facing a gun charge after his 3-year-old son was accidentally shot while playing cops and robbers inside a home where child protection officials have been regular visitors. Michael D. Riley, 34, was charged Friday with one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, one felony count of…

Bloody Chicago, 7 Wounded in Shootings across the City

At least seven people were wounded in Chicago shootings from Thursday morning to early Friday, police said. In addition, about 5 p.m., a 3-year-old boy was critically wounded during what appeared to be an accidental shooting in Englewood. Just after 2:30 a.m. Friday, two people were shot in an East Garfield Park club. Someone fired…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

Four people, including a 16-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning on the city’s South and West sides. In the most recent attack, a 27-year-old man was shot in the left leg while he was standing in the 2700 block of West Madison Street in the Near West Side neighborhood,…

Bloody Chicago, 5 Killed, 14 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Five men were killed and at least 14 other people were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday afternoon and Monday morning. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday, when two men were killed and another was wounded in an Edgewater neighborhood attack on the North Side. Quentin Payton, 28,…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 11 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

Three men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in Chicago shootings from Saturday morning to early Sunday, police said. About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, a man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting in Edgewater. The men, ages 27 and 32, were on the sidewalk in the 6300 block…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Friday Shootings

A man was killed and at least five people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, according to Chicago police. The homicide happened about 5:30 a.m. Saturday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood, where a 34-year-old man was shot in the head and a 34-year-old woman in the abdomen. An acquaintance…

Mass Shooting in Auburn Gresham Leaves, 4 Wounded

Police said four people were shot in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood Tuesday night. The shooting happened near West 72nd Street and South May Street. Police said the victims were outside when a white vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire. Police said a 56-year-old woman was shot in the leg and a 40-year-old man…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Four people were killed and five others were wounded in shootings Monday and early Tuesday, police said. About 3:10 a.m., a man was shot multiple times in the 1100 block of West 76th Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said. Officers responded to a call of a person down and…

Bloody Chicago, 6 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

At least six people including a 14-year-old boy have been hurt in separate shootings from Saturday afternoon through early Sunday, police said. The boy was shot in the arm about 4:10 p.m. when someone opened fire from a vehicle in the 1500 block of East 70th Street. He went to Jackson Park Hospital in good…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Days without a Murder in the City

(Sun-Times Media Wire) – Four men were wounded in separate shootings on the South and West sides of Chicago on Thursday. The end of the day marked more than 109 hours without a reported homicide in the city, the longest such stretch so far this year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. The last fatal shooting…