Chicago Shootings

1 Man Killed, 4 Wounded Monday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) One person was killed and four others were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago. The city’s only homicide happened in South Shore on the South Side. About 8:30 a.m., Willie Washington, 18, was standing on the sidewalk in the 7800 block of South Phillips Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and two…

Waukegan Man Charged for Firing Shots at Chicago Cops in Lawndale

(Sun Times Wire) A 26-year-old man faces charges after he was arrested Sunday for allegedly firing shots towards police officers in Lawndale on the West Side. Danny Martinez, of Waukegan, faces a felony charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm towards a police officer, Chicago police said. Officers in a marked squad car were stopped…

7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) At least seven people were injured Tuesday in shootings across Chicago. The latest shooting left a man critically wounded in Parkway Gardens on the South Side. The man, 24, was shot in the abdomen about 9:37 p.m. in the 6300 block of South King Drive, Chicago police said. He was dropped off…

3 People Shot Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago. A 22-year-old man was injured in the day’s latest shooting, which happened in Austin on the West Side. He was standing on the sidewalk about 8:35 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Mason Avenue when a Chevrolet Malibu driving southbound stopped and…

Eddie Johnson, Shootings Down 13% so Far this Year

(Sun Times Wire) Murders and shootings in Chicago are at a four-year low through the first seven months of 2019, according to data collected by Chicago police. There have been 282 murders reported from Jan. 1 to July 31, a 13% decline from the 321 reported during the same period last year, police said. The…

3 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) At least three people three people were wounded Thursday in citywide shootings. In the day’s latest shooting, a 23-year-old man was wounded on the Near West Side. He was on a sidewalk about 11 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Jackson Boulevard when someone unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said. He was…

1 Person Killed, 2 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and two other people were wounded Wednesday in shootings across Chicago. The day’s fatal shooting happened in North Lawndale on the West Side. Devon Taylor, 20, was on the sidewalk about 4:55 p.m. in the 1500 block of South St. Louis Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police…

11 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) At least 11 people were wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago, including three shot outside a South Side methadone clinic. Employees were standing outside the building about 9:45 a.m. in the 900 block of East 93rd Street in Burnside when a vehicle pulled up and a passenger got out and fired shots…

6 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago, including two men who were critically injured in Douglas on the South Side. The pair, 39 and 20, were standing on a sidewalk about 9:25 p.m. in the 2700 block of South Dearborn Street when two other men walked up to them and…

8 People Killed, 40 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Fox) At least 48 people were shot — eight fatally — in incidents of gun violence within city limits over the weekend. Shootings escalated as the weekend went on: Nine people were wounded Friday after 5 p.m., 15 were shot Saturday and Sunday saw 24 people shot. On Sunday, 3-year-old boy died from what Chicago…

12-Year-old Girl, 2 others Shot on Englewood Porch Saturday

(Sun Times Wire) Three people, including a 12-year-old girl, were wounded Saturday in a shooting in Englewood on the South Side. They were on the front porch of a home about 12:31 a.m. in the 1600 block of West 70th Street when a male on foot unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said. The girl was struck…

2 Women Killed, 1 Man Wounded in Gresham Shooting Friday

(Sun Times Wire) Two women were killed and one man was wounded in a shooting Friday in Gresham on the South Side. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 9:58 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Stewart Avenue and found the women suffering from gunshot wounds, Chicago police said. Witnesses told investigators that they…

2 People Killed, 3 Wounded Thursday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) t least five people were shot — two fatally — Thursday in citywide gun violence, including a man who was found with gunshot wounds in Lawndale on the West Side. About 8:40 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of South Albany Avenue and found a man laying facedown, Chicago police said.…

6 Wounded Wednesday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were injured Wednesday in citywide shootings. The day’s latest shooting happened in Gresham on the South Side. A 30-year-old man was on a sidewalk about 8:44 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Halsted Street when someone opened fire, Chicago police said. The man was hit in the back and…

1 Man Killed, 5 Wounded Tuesday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were shot — one of them fatally — Tuesday in citywide gun violence, including a man who was fatally shot in Fernwood on the South Side. He was arguing with a male about 2:24 p.m. in the first block of West 107th Street when that person pulled out a handgun…

Teen Killed, 8 others Wounded in Shootings Monday in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) One Tennager was killed and at least 8 people were injured in gun violence Monday across Chicago, including four people wounded within two hours in a series of shootings in Roseland on the South Side. The latest shooting seriously wounded a 25-year-old man as he was walking in an alley in the…

1 Man, 2 Teens Wounded in Drive by Shooting in Lawndale

(Sun Times Wire) Three people were shot Monday in Lawndale on the West Side. Three males were on a sidewalk about 11:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of South Richmond Street when someone drove by in a black SUV and opened fire, Chicago police said. A 20-year-old man was taken to Stroger Hospital with a…