Chicago Shootings

Decrease: 2 Wounded in Shootings Saturday

(Sun Times Wire) Only two people were shot in Chicago over a 24-hour period Saturday, marking a second day of a significant drop in daily gun violence as cooler temperatures moved through the area. The day before, on Friday, there was a 22-hour span when no one was wounded or killed by gunfire. That day…

Downturn: 2 Wounded in Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) Two people were wounded in shootings within 24 hours Friday as colder temperatures moved through Chicago. In a 22-hour span, between 12:30 a.m. and 11 p.m., no one was wounded by gunfire. The last shooting Friday wounded a 39-year-old man who was walking underneath the Green Line tracks near the CTA’s Laramie…

2 Teens Murdered, 5 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Two teenage boys were killed and five people were wounded, including another teenage boy, between about 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday in shootings across the city. The two teens were killed in a shooting about 3 p.m. near the Sox-35th Street Red Line Station, according to Chicago police. The 16-year-old and…

3 People Killed, 7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Tuesday

(Fox) Three people were killed and seven others were wounded between about 1 a.m. and 11 p.m. Tuesday in shootings across the city. The most recent fatal shooting happened at 12:38 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. Terrence Brooks, 29, was walking in the 2400 block of East 75th Street when witnesses heard three gunshots…

2 Men Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Two men were killed and four men were wounded between about 4:30 p.m. and about 9:45 p.m. Monday in shootings on the South Side and West Side. Three of the five shootings that took place Monday happened in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. The day’s most recent fatal shooting happened…

Man Gunned Down in Chatham after Chasing Hit-and-Run Driver

(Fox) A 39-year-old man was shot and killed in a drive-by attack early Thursday after he chased down a driver who struck a bicyclist and drove off in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago police. The man was inside his vehicle recording a video of a group of bicyclists when he…

2 Men Killed 29, others Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) Shootings across Chicago since Friday evening have left two people dead and 29 others wounded. On Friday evening, eight people were shot between 5 p.m. and midnight, including two women caught in a triple shooting in Englewood on the South Side. One person was killed and 13 others wounded on Saturday. On…

1 Man Killed, 12 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Saturday

(Sun Times Wire) Shootings across Chicago since Friday evening have killed one person and wounded at least 24 others. On Friday evening, eight people were shot between 5 p.m. and midnight, including two women caught in a triple shooting in Englewood on the South Side. The weekend’s lone homicide happened Saturday night, ending a day…

12 People Wounded in Chicago Shootings Friday

(Sun Times Wire) At least 12 people were wounded in shootings over 24 hours Friday across Chicago. The last shooting of the night wounded a man as he was walking on the West Side. About 11:40 p.m., the 28-year-old was walking in the 3000 block of West Chicago Avenue when someone in a passing brown…

1 Person Killed, 7 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Fox) A series of shootings in Chicago over 24 hours Thursday wounded seven people and killed one man who was found by police with a fatal gunshot wound in South Shore. Officers responded about 10:50 p.m. to the 2000 block of East 67th Street and found the man with the gunshot wound to his head,…

9 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Sun Times Wire) Nine people were wounded, including a 6-month-old boy, between about 12:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday in shootings across Chicago. The most recent shooting happened in the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side. A 36-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain about 11…

2 People Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Monday

(Sun Times Wire) Two people were killed and four others were wounded between about 1:25 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. in shootings on the South Side and West Side. The most recent fatal shooting happened in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Levon Averhart, 42, was standing outside when two males walked up to…

1 Man Killed, 7 Wounded Sunday in Chicago Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) A series of citywide shootings Sunday left a man dead and seven others wounded over a 24-hour period. The fatal shooting happened before dawn in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 4:30 a.m., 29-year-old Juan Lopez and a 22-year-old woman were sitting in a vehicle in the 4600 block…

1 Man Killed, 6 Wounded Saturday in Chicago Shootings

(Fox) One man died and six others were wounded between midnight and 11:45 p.m. Saturday in shootings across the city. The first person shot walked into Rush Medical Center shortly after midnight, according to Chicago police. The 24-year-old told officers he was a passenger in a vehicle when he heard gunshots and felt that he…

Violent Friday in Chicago, 3 Killed, 13 Wounded in Shootings

(Sun Times Wire) At least 16 people were shot — three of them fatally — over 24 hours Friday in Chicago, including two men killed in a double homicide in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. About 4:30 p.m., Johnathan Jeter and Darius Brown, both 23, were standing outside in the 2200 block of…

Shooting in East Garfield Park Leaves, 1 Dead. 2 Wounded

(Fox) A man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting Friday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. All three were driving in a black Mercedes-Benz shortly before 11:40 a.m. and following a red Honda as it turned east into the 3400 block of West Walnut, according to Chicago Police. The…

1 Man Killed, 5 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Thursday

(Sun Times Wire) Six people were shot, one of them fatally, Thursday in Chicago, including a man who died after he was shot in the Cottage Grove neighborhood on the South Side. About 8:45 p.m., 26-year-old Tanny Jackson was shot in the chest multiple times while standing on a front porch in the 9500 block…

Teen Boy Killed, 4 Wounded in Chicago Shootings Wednesday

(Fox) A teenager was killed and four people were wounded between about 2 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in shootings on the South Side and West Side. The day’s only fatal shooting left a teenage boy dead in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago police. At 5:28 p.m.,…