Chicago Shootings

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 15, Wounded in Shootings on Saturday

(Chicago Tribune) One man was fatally shot during an argument on the South Side, and at least 15 others were wounded in separate attacks from Saturday morning to early Sunday. An argument late Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood left one man dead when it escalated to a shooting. Just before 11:20 p.m., a 27-year-old man…

Bloody Chicago, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Friday

(Chicago Tribune) After a 15-year-old boy was grazed in the head in a shooting early Saturday, a man stood near the ambulance and suggested officials throw holy water on the Roseland block. “This block has death on it,” he said. “They need to put holy water on it.” The 15-year-old boy had been walking about…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 8 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

(SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) – Three people were killed and eight wounded in separate shootings on Thursday across Chicago, mostly on the South and West sides. Following a historically violent Fourth of July holiday weekend that ended with more than 100 people shot, the city is approaching 1,900 gunshot victims on the year, according to…

Bloody Chicago, 6 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

At least six people were wounded in shootings on the South and West sides on Monday, police said. The attacks Monday bring to 57 the number of people shot during the extended holiday weekend. Seven of those shot have died, according to data compiled by the Tribune. In the most recent shooting, a 60-year-old man…

Bloody Chicago, 1 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

One person was killed and at least 10 others were wounded in Chicago shootings from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning, police said. A 39-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in the Illinois Medical District neighborhood about 11:35 p.m. Sunday and pronounced dead on the scene, police said. Police responded to a call of…

Bloody Chicago, 9 Wounded in Shootings on Thursday

Nine people, including five teens, were wounded in separate attacks from Thursday to early Friday on the city’s West and South sides. Two people were critically injured just before 3:40 a.m. Friday in the Englewood neighborhood near a memorial for a 16-year-old boy who was fatally shot earlier this month on the same block, police…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 7 Wounded in Shootings on Wednesday

Four people were killed and at least seven others, including a 14-year-old girl, were wounded in shootings Wednesday across the city’s South and West sides. Two women, ages 32 and 41, were killed in a Washington Park neighborhood shooting about 10:30 p.m. on the South Side. They were driving north in the 5300 block of…

Two Women Killed in Washington Park Drive by Shooting

(WGN) Two women were killed in a drive-by shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood overnight. It happened near 53rd and Wabash around 10:30 last night. Police say the women were in a car, driving north, when someone in another car opened fire on them. Their names haven’t been released yet. Police say they were documented…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 14 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Three men were killed and at least 14 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago, including five people shot in a single West Side attack. The day’s latest homicide happened at 6:22 p.m. in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 8900…

Five Shot in Mass Shooting in Austin

(WLS) Five people were shot in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood Tuesday night, police said. Police said three women and two men were shot after an unknown man approached their group in the 200-block of South Lotus Avenue and opened fire around 9 p.m. The man then fled. A 39-year-old woman was wounded in the leg and…

Bloody Chicago, 5 Dead, 9 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

A 13 year old boy was among five people killed and nine others wounded in shootings in Chicago between Monday and Tuesday mornings, according to police. Deshawn Martin was shot in the 1000 block of West 103rd Place in the Washington Heights neighborhood about 7:35 p.m. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and…

Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 42 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

(Sun-Times Media Wire) Four people were killed and at least 42 others, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. Last weekend, 57 people were shot and eight died. So far in June, at least 330 people have been shot in the city. At least 1,686 people…

Violent Sunday in Brighton Park, 1 Dead, 3 wounded in 3 Separate Shootings

Sunday night in Brighton Park was very violent one, 17 year old man was killed and three other men were wounded in 3 separate shootings in Brighton.

Two men were shot late Sunday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The men, ages 21 and 23, were standing outside about 10:20 p.m. on the sidewalk in the 4400 block of South Richmond when two males walked up, one of whom fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

The younger man was shot in the buttocks, while the older man suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg, police said. They were both taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

A male Hispanic, 17, was shot multiple times. Victim DOA on scene. Victim was outside of a business location when a white car with a female driver and a male passenger pulled up.

An argument ensued between the parties culminating in the male passenger producing a gun and shooting at the victim. The victim returned fire and his weapon was recovered. It is unknown if any other individuals sustained injuries. Ongoing Area Central investigation.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the groin in the 4300 block of South Campbell Avenue in Brighton Park neighborhood. The man got himself to Saint Anthony Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Bloody Chicago, 2 Dead, 11 Wounded in Shootings on Saturday 6 24 17

Two men were killed and 14 other people, including a 15-year-old boy, were injured during shootings from Saturday to early Sunday on the West and South sides.

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 44-year-old man was shot dead about 2:40 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Brandon Avenue on the Far South Side.

He was heading north in a car on Brandon Avenue when he crashed into a parked car. When paramedics arrived, they realized the man had been shot in the left shoulder and head.
The 44-year-old man was taken to South Shore Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A man was fatally shot about 5 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Laramie Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood. The man was on foot when a vehicle drove past him and someone inside fired shots and hit him in the chest, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:53 p.m.

He was identified as Maurice Purnell, of the 4900 block of West Kamerling Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Court records indicate Purnell was 28 years old, though police reported him being 29 years old.

Three men were wounded within an hour early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood, according to officials.

About 4:10 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the left leg while he was driving in the 3200 block of West Cermak Road in Little Village, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About 10 minutes earlier, another man was wounded in Little Village. About 4 a.m., someone shot a 24-year-old man in the right leg as he was coming out of his home in the 2200 block of South Christiana Avenue, police said. His condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.

About 3:10 a.m., a 30-year-old man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the 2200 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Little Village. He was standing outside when someone in a beige-colored Mercedes pulled up and the passenger opened fire, striking him in the leg and buttocks. He was listed in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

The 15-year-old boy was shot about 4:10 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood. He suffered a wound to the hip and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

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