Chicago Shootings

Chicago Man with Concealed-Carry Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

A man with a concealed-carry license fatally shot a would-be robber in Chatham Friday afternoon, sources said. The 23-year-old man was walking in the 8200 block of South Ingleside about 1:54 p.m. when another male pulled out a gun and tried to rob him, according to police. A fight broke out and the 23-year-old, who…

Deadliest Chicago Block Plagued by Shootings, Drugs and Murder

The 4400 block of West Monroe on Chicago’s West Side is a residential street of two-story buildings, senior citizens and a day care center. It’s also the city’s most dangerous block of 2016, a stretch plagued by heroin, shootings and murder. “I don’t think it’s safe here any time,” said a landlord on the block,…

Bloody Chicago 1 dead 11 wounded in Shootings Wednesday

A 32-year-old man was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Wednesday evening to early Thursday. The man was shot in the head in front of a residence in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue about 8:45 p.m., police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital and pronounced…

Bloody Chicago 1 dead 4 wounded in Shootings Tuesday

One man was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across the city, according to Chicago Police. The man was gunned down at 5:08 p.m. in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side. Christopher D. Brown, 23, was walking in the 6400 block of South King Drive when two…

Man Shot Multiple Times in the Back of the Yards Neighborhood

A man was shot Monday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

About 5:51 p.m., the 23-year-old man was walking in the 4400 block of South Hermitage when someone got out of a vehicle fired shots striking him multiple times.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. About 10 minutes before, a man was shot in the neck while driving less than a mile away.

The 34-year-old was driving in the 4800 block of South Bishop at 5:38 p.m. when he heard a shot and realized he’d been struck in his neck.

He stopped at a Chicago Fire Department station and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The gang shootings in the Back of the Yards are spiraling out of control leaving this neighborhood on the brink. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

Maggio News.com

UPDATE: Two 14-year-old Girls Injured During Shooting in Gresham

Two teenage girls were wounded in a shooting Monday night in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said. Police said the two girls, both 14, were sitting in a minivan in the 7500-block of South Union Avenue when two men fired shots into the minivan at about 11:30 p.m. Police are still looking for the person…

Christmas in Chicago, 6 dead, 21 wounded in Shootings on Fri, Sat

Six men were killed and at least 21 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening, according to Chicago police. The weekend’s most recent shooting happened at 1:33 a.m. Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. An 18-year-old man was driving north in the 5300-block of South Francisco…

Bloody Chicago,10 dead, 28 wounded in Weekend Shootings

At least 38 people were shot – 10 of them fatally – across the city between Friday afternoon and Monday morning, according to Chicago police and family members of the victims. A 34-year-old man was killed early Sunday in the weekend’s latest fatal shooting. Joel Planas was fighting with another male at 12:52 a.m. on…

Bloody Chicago, 9 dead, 26 wounded in Shootings on Fri, Sat.

At least 35 people have been shot – nine of them fatally – across the city since Friday afternoon, according to Chicago police and family members of the victims. Five people were killed in the weekend’s most recent homicide incident Saturday afternoon in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side. Officers were called at…

Bloody Chicago 2 Killed, 3 wounded in Shootings on Friday

Two men were killed and three others were wounded in shootings Friday, police said. Just after 10 p.m., a 34-year-old man was fatally shot during an argument inside a home in the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue in Chatham, police said. During the argument, a person who knew the 34-year-old man shot him in…

Two Recent Shootings Near UIC Campus Worries Students

A 17-year-old boy is hospitalized Friday morning after being shot in the chest while sitting in the back seat of a SUV. The shooting happened shortly after midnight at 18th and Union, near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, in the city’s University Village neighborhood. When the teen and others in the car heard…

Bloody Chicago 1 killed 8 wounded in Shootings on Thursday

A Man was killed and eight other people, including two teens, were wounded in shootings from Thursday morning to Friday, police said. About 4 p.m. Thursday, a 31-year-old motorist was fatally shot in the chest while driving in the 7100 block of South Morgan Street in Englewood, police said. The 31-year-old man was letting out…

Bloody Chicago 2 killed 10 wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Two people were killed and at least 10 more wounded in shootings on Chicago’s South and West sides. The latest killing happened about 4:30 p.m. in North Lawndale, where someone walked up to a man in the 1300 block of South Komensky and shot him repeatedly. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he…

Bloody Chicago 3 killed, 28 wounded in Weekend Shootings

Three men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings across the city between Friday evening and Sunday night, according to Chicago Police. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 11:45 p.m. Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. Officers arrived in the 8100 block of South Ellis and…

Chicago Boxer Seriously Wounded in East Garfield Park Shooting

A 25-year-old Chicago boxer was critically wounded early Saturday in a shooting in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, friends confirm. Ed Brown and a 19-year-old woman, who was also wounded and in good condition, were sitting in a parked vehicle about 1:10 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Warren…

Bloody Chicago, 2 killed,11 wounded, in Thursday Shootings

Two people were killed and at least 11 more wounded in Thursday gun violence on Chicago’s South and West sides. The Dec. 1 attacks continued a bloody trend from November, a month that tallied 389 shooting victims and 77 homicides. The latest killing happened about 7:30 p.m., when officers found a 48-year-old man with multiple…