Suburban Murder

15-Year-old Girl Shot, Killed in West Aurora Home

(Sun Times Wire) A 15-year-old girl was killed in a shooting Sunday in west suburban Aurora. Jasmine Noble was shot about 12:20 a.m. in the 400 block of Florida Avenue, according to Aurora police. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene. Detectives canvassed the area for evidence and spoke to potential witnesses, police said. The…

19-Year-old Woman Shot, Killed on Porch in Aurora Friday

ABC) – Police have identified the 19-year-old woman who was fatally shot Friday while sitting on a front porch in west suburban Aurora. The victim of the shooting that occurred after 10 p.m. in the 400 block of East Benton Street is Maritza Cazares, police said. Authorities said the shooting was not random, but that…

Woman Killed, Man Wounded in Lansing Shooting Tuesday

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was killed and a man wounded Tuesday in a shooting in south suburban Lansing. Officers responded at 6:07 p.m. to a parking lot at 2500 Bernice Road and found the pair with gunshot wounds, Lansing police said in a statement. Lisa Marie York, 41, had been shot in the head,…

Man Shot and Killed at House in Evergreen Park Sunday

(Patch) EVERGREEN PARK—A man was shot to death Sunday evening on a quiet residential street in Evergreen Park. The front yard of a home was roped off by crime scene tape and police aimed flashlights at the ground looking for evidence. According to a news release, Evergreen Park police went to the 9100 block of…

2 Men Charged in Fatal Cicero Shooting

Nicolas Aguirre (left) and David Aguirre-Gonzalez Cicero police arrest photos (Sun Times Wire) Bail was denied for two Chicago men charged in the murder of a Cicero man in the western suburb. David Aguirre-Gonzalez is accused of firing a weapon from a vehicle on July 13 and killing Richard Dunlap after the two were arguing,…

23-Year-old Kierra Jones Shot, Killed at Funeral Repast in Harvey

A woman was fatally shot at a funeral repast Thursday in south suburban Harvey. Kierra Jones, 23, was shot in the back in the 15300 block of Center Avenue in Harvey, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Jones, who lived in Gresham, was pronounced dead at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey at 10:19…

Man Gunned Down on Streets of Calumet City

(Sun Times Wire) A father from South Holland was fatally shot Wednesday on the streets of south suburban Calumet City. Police were called to gunfire about 9:55 p.m. in the 300 block of Oglesby Avenue and found 32-year-old Desmond Stewart lying unresponsive on the ground, Calumet City police said. Stewart had been shot multiple times,…

Westchester Man Charged with Fatally Shooting of Wife on Mother’s Day

(Sun Times Wire) A Westchester man is accused of fatally shooting his wife on Mother’s Day in the western suburb. Reginald Hooks, 55, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Leifshorn Hooks, who was found Sunday lying in a bathroom with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Westchester Police Chief Brian Stelter. Officers were…

Teen Shot, Killed in Markham

(Sun Times Wire) A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in south suburban Markham. The shooting happened about 10:35 a.m. Sunday in the 2900 block of West 159th Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. James Fluker Jr. was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died three days later on…

Body found along I-57 identified as 18-year-old Woman from Sauk Village

(Tribune) Illinois State Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Sauk Village woman found Monday along Interstate 57 in University Park, officials said. The Will County coroner’s office said Lonausha Brown suffered multiple injuries, but her cause of death won’t be determined until after a police investigation and results from toxicology tests are completed.…

Woman Found Shot to Death in Dolton Alley

(WGN) A woman whose body was found behind a Dolton garage Friday had been shot multiple times, according to media reports. The body was found about 10:30 a.m. Friday near 146th Street and Woodlawn Avenue in Dolton, Ill. Family told WGN News the person found was a female postal worker who lived in the south…

Mother of 3 Found Shot to Death in Her Van in Matteson

(WLS) A 37-year-old mother of three was found shot to death Thursday in south suburban Matteson. Joanie Balogun suffered multiple gunshot wounds about 11:50 p.m. in the 21600 block of South Cicero Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Balogun, of Matteson, was pronounced dead at 12:35 a.m. Friday at St. James Hospital…

Two Teen Boys Shot, Killed in Joliet on the Hill

(WGN) Two suburban teens were shot and killed Sunday night. The two victims were in a car in the 900 block of Rosaline St in Joliet just before midnight Sunday when someone open fired. Officials say at least 20 shots were fired from a high-powered rifle. The car was hit at least a dozen times.…

3 People Shot, Killed in Joliet Home

(ABC 7) Three people were found dead Thursday afternoon inside a southwest suburban Joliet home. Officers were sent to the single-family home about 2:50 p.m. in the 2000- block of Great Falls Drive for a death investigation, according to Police Chief Brian Benton. Police believe a party at the home lasted into the early morning…

Teen Girl Shot, Killed in Des Plaines

(WLS) A teenage girl was fatally shot early Saturday morning in northwest suburban Des Plaines, police said. The girl, identified as 17-year-old Angie Morris, was shot in the 9900-block of Linda Lane around 1 a.m. Morris had texted her new cell phone number to her sister, Kattlin Humphrey, just a few hours before she was…