Chicago Shootings

Shooting Wednesday Night leaves 3 dead 2 injured in Englewood

Four people were killed and at least 14 people have been wounded in Chicago since early Wednesday afternoon, including a triple fatal shooting in Englewood and five people shot in the evening in the Park Manor neighborhood, officials said. A man and two women were shot to death about 11:20 p.m. during a domestic-related incident…

Chicago Police Intercept and Arrest 2 Suspected Gang Shooters

On Saturday May 7th around 1:00am a shots fired call was responded to by Chicago Police, the shots fired call identified the location as 61st and Paulina in the Englewood Neighborhood. When CPD was rolling into the scene they spotted two suspects fleeing the scene in their car when they turned onto 63rdand Ashland.

Police were able to intercept the two gang members and box them in, when suddenly they jumped out of their car and attempted to flee from police and ditch the gun or guns used in the shooting incident a couple blocks away. Police officers searched the area and recovered one gun from the area then both suspected shooters were arrested by Chicago Police.

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Chicago’s Lithuanian Plaza Neighborhood shooting, leaves 2 wounded

On Saturday morning May 7th around 1:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were wounded in a shooting in the Lithuanian Plaza neighborhood on the South Side.

The two were leaving a party in the 6900 block of South Campbell Avenue when an unknown attacker ambushed them and started firing shots into their vehicle.

The man was shot in the hand. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital and later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

The woman was struck in the leg. She was in Holy Cross, where she was listed in good condition. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Friday Shootings in Chicago leave 3 dead, 27 wounded

Three people, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and at least 27 other people have been wounded in shootings since late Friday morning across the city, according to Chicago police.
On Saturday moring May 7th around 3:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were wounded in a shooting in the East Garfield Park Neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side.

The two men were in the 3200 block of West Maypole Avenue when they were shot. The older man was shot in the face, and he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The 23-year-old was hit five times in the torso, and he was also taken to Mount Sinai, where he was listed in fair condition.

The circumstances of the shooting are still being investigated by CPD. The shooter or shooters are still at large. Continue Reading

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Shooting on I55 Shuts Down Southbound Expressway

A man was shot early Saturday morning while driving on the Stevenson Expressway heading southbound, the shooting happened around 6:30 am. between the Cicero and Central avenue exits. The Illinois State Police shut down the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for two hours to investigate the shooting.

The victim’s car was struck by two bullets, one went through the passenger window and the other entered through the windshield, one of those bullets hit the driver in the leg, according to police the shooter fired at least five shots at the man.

After the shooting, the car sped off, and exited the Stevenson at the Central Avenue

The man was taken away by ambulance from the scene; first responders said he was in stable condition with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

The Illinois State Police are still investigating this shooting, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Shootings on Monday Leaves 2 dead and 13 wounded, across Chicago

Two people were shot to death and at least 13 others, including a Chicago police officer, were wounded in shootings on Monday in Chicago.

On Monday evening April 25th 2016 at around 9:00 pm a 16 year old boy was walking down the street on the 2100 hundred block of south Paulina, when a light colored vehicle pulled up next to him and started firing at him, the boy was struck in the chest and taken to Stronger Hospital in critical condition, the shooting is believed to be gang related, but the victim is not a documented gang member and this shooting incident could have been a case of mistaken identity by the shooter, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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13 Year Old Boy Shot Twice in the Grand Crossing Neighborhood

On Saturday April 15th 2016 a 13 year old boy was shot around 8 pm Saturday evening while walking across the street in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. The young boy was walking across the street in the 7300 block of South University Avenue when a white sedan pulled up. Three people got out and began…

Man shot in Brighton Park Neighborhood

On Saturday, April 24th at 11:05 p.m. a 24-year-old man was standing near an alley in the 4600 block of South Richmond Street in Brighton Park Neighborhood, when someone lurking in the alley shot him in the left leg. The man was taken to St. Anthony Hospital where he was listed in good condition, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Man shot in the East Garfield Park Neighborhood

On Sunday April 24th 2016 at 1:05am a man was shot on the 2200 block of south Maypole Ave. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. A unknown male jumped out of a car and started firing at the 30 year old man sitting in his car, the man was struck in the leg the man’s condition is unknown, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Two People shot in a drive by in The Humboldt Park Neighborhood

On April 23rd 2016 at 4:55 pm two people were shot at Chicago Ave and Avyers in the Humboldt Park Neighborhood on the Westside. The two men were sitting in their car when a light colored sedan pulled up and a man exited the car and began firing into their automobile. A 29 year old male was grazed in the left hand and refused treatment at the scene the other 22 year old male was hit in the left leg and taken in stable condition to Stroger Hospital. This shooting is believed to be gang related the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Bloody Weekend in Chicago 3 Killed and over 30 Wounded

Three people were killed and more than 30 were injured after a Bloody weekend across the city. Two of the youngest victims of gunfire where, a 1-year-old girl that was shot in the neck while she was riding in the car with her family in the city’s Austin neighborhood and a 13 year old boy…

Two Gang Members Shot in West Town Neighborhood

At 4:51 am Sunday April 17th two men ages 22 and 23 were shot walking on the side walk next to the Marathon Gas station at Ashland and Eire. The Two men were each shot in the leg they were picked up by a passing motorist and rushed to the hospital both men are in stable condition, both shooting victims are documented gang members and the shooting is believed to be gang related. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Man Robbed then Shot in Wood Lawn Neighborhood

At 415 am Sunday April 17th three men robbed a 30 year old man of money and jewelry, according to CPD the man was shot three times, he was hit in the left arm, left hand, and left ankle, this happened on the 6300 block of King drive. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital and is in stable condition. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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Man on Porch Shot in Both Arms in West Englewood

On Saturday evening around 10:15pm a 38 year old man was standing on his front porch in the 6900 block of South Damen Avenue in the West Englewood Neighborhood, when someone pulled up in a dark colored sedan leaned out the window and fired shots at the man, spraying his front porch with bullets they then sped off. The man was hit in both arms, and the man refused treatment from paramedics on the scene. The shooter left at least 25 spent bullet casings strewn down the street. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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1-year-old girl Shot in The Head in Austin Neighborhood

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A 1-year-old girl was shot in the head while riding in the back seat of a car Friday afternoon in Austin on the West Side.

They were driving west in the 5400 block of West Le Moyne when someone in a passing silver vehicle fired 6 shots at the car around 4:45 p.m. A bullet went through the trunk and back seat, hitting the girl in the head.

The driver took the baby to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. She was transferred to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was stabilized, Relatives say they think she’ll be okay but there is no official word yet on her condition.

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Young Man and Woman Shot in Austin Neighborhood

On Thursday August 14th a 22 year old woman and a 23 year old male were shot at around 9:40pm walking down the 5600 block of Corcoran Street in the Austin Neighborhood, suddenly they heard multiple shots fired and felt burning pain immediately realizing they had been shot. The 22 year old female was shot in the left arm and grazed in the lower back, the 23 year old male was shot in the abdomen; both were taken to Stroger hospital in stable condition. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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16 year old Documented Gang Member Shot by Chicago Police

The social media accounts of a 16 year-old who was shot and killed by police show a young man appearing to celebrate gang culture. In one image, Pierre Loury is seen holding a handgun. The caption reads: “I really be wanting to kill n—– but I gotta maintain.” Eyewitness News has learned Chicago police detectives…

5 Shot Exiting Party Bus in South Shore Neighborhood

Five people were injured in a shooting when they left a party bus in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood April 7, 2016, after celebrating a birthday. More than fifteen shots were fired at the victims as they were getting off the bus in the 2200 block of East 70th Place about 2:10 a.m. The bus driver…

Why Gun Violence in Chicago is Rampant

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