Suburban Shootings

Suspected Orland Square Mall Shooter in Custody

(Fox) A man sought in connection with Monday’s shooting at a mall in south suburban Orland Park has been taken into custody, according to Orland Park Police Chief Tim McCarthy. Jakharr Williams, 20, was taken into custody Wednesday evening in connection with the shooting that left one man dead and another wounded about 6:45 p.m.…

Man Shot, Killed in Dolton

(Sun Times Wire) A person was shot to death Monday night in south suburban Dolton, police said. He was shot about 10:30 p.m. in the 15200 block of South Greenwood Avenue, Dolton Police Chief Robert Collins Jr. said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with gunshot wounds to the head and…

Man Killed, Pregnant Woman Wounded in Harvey Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and a pregnant woman was wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon outside a home in south suburban Harvey. The couple was walking into the home about 2 p.m. in the 14600 block of South Green Street in Harvey when a male suspect walked up behind them and started…

Man Charged with Shooting Postal Employee in Elk Grove

(Sun Times Wire) A man has been charged with shooting a U.S. Postal Service worker who had been delivering mail in west suburban Elk Grove Village on New Year’s Eve. Cameron Ruebusch, whose address is on the same street where the shooting occurred, was charged in federal court with assaulting a postal employee with a…

Man Shot, Killed in Maywood During Rush Hour

(ABC) A man was shot to death Tuesday evening in west suburban Maywood. Kevon L. Sturkey, 24, suffered multiple gunshot wounds about 6:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of South 1st Avenue in Maywood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Sturkey, who also lived in the west suburb, was taken to Loyola University…

7 Wounded, in Shooting at Child’s Birthday Party in Aurora

(ABC) Seven people were wounded in a shooting in Aurora that apparently occurred during a child’s birthday party Sunday, police said. Police responded to a home in the 300-block of West Park Avenue just after midnight and discovered six people wounded, with a seventh person driven to a hospital by a relative. Investigators said the…

2 Shot at Gas Depot in South Holland

(WGN) Police are investigating after two people were shot at a gas station in the south suburbs. The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. Friday at the Gas Depot, located at 15 E Sibley Blvd, in South Holland. Two teenagers were among four people in an older model Toyota Camry. They were their way home…

Man Armed with Rifle Shoots 3, on Rockford Party Bus

(Chicago Tribune) A man on a chartered coach bus shot and killed three fellow passengers with an assault rifle while the bus was traveling in Rockford early Saturday morning, according to the Rockford Police Department. Authorities are searching for the alleged shooter, identified as Raheed D. King, 22, of Rockford. He has been charged with…

4 Men Seriously Wounded in Harvey Strip Club Shooting

(WGN) Four people were shot at a strip club in Harvey early Saturday. The shooting happened around 4 a.m. Saturday at The Boxxx near 167th and Halsted streets. According to a Harvey spokesperson, a man entered the club and shot four men. The gunman had an altercation with the victims earlier at another club in…

2 Men Gunned Down in South Suburban Robbins

(WGN)Two men were shot in the south suburbs Wednesday evening. Cook County Sheriff’s detectives said one of the men was found near 135th Street and Pulaski Road suffering from non-life threatening wounds. The other victim was found a few blocks away at 135th Street and St. Louis Avenue and was rushed to the hospital in…

1 Woman Killed, 1 Wounded in North Riverside Mall Shooting

(WLS) One woman was killed and another wounded Saturday evening after a shooting in the parking lot of North Riverside Park Mall in the west suburban North Riverside, police said. The incident was described by police as “isolated and domestic in nature.” Police responded to the mall, located at 7501 W. Cermak Rd., shortly before…

1 Killed, 3 Wounded in Maywood Mass Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A Maywood man was fatally shot and three other people were wounded Thursday night in the west suburb. About 10:45 p.m., two masked gunmen forced their way into a second-floor apartment in the 500 block of West Lake Street, according to Maywood police. A struggle inside the apartment ensued and several shots…

3 Shot After Bar Fight in Bellwood

(WGN) A shooting outside a nightclub in the west suburbs has left several people injured. The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. Monday at Avenue23 Bar, located at 2305 St Charles Rd., in Bellwood. Police say it started with a fight inside the bar. The altercation then moved outdoors, where someone opened fire. Three men…

Boy, 17 Shot, Killed on Cicero Basketball Court

(WLS) A 17 year old boy was fatally shot Tuesday night on a basketball court in southwest suburban Cicero, officials said. No one was in custody Wednesday afternoon. Police were canvassing the area Wednesday to find someone who may have seen what happened. Irving Estrada was at a basketball court near West 16th Street and…

Man Shot in Walgreens Parking Lot in Schaumburg

(WLS) A man was shot in the chest Monday evening in the parking lot of a Walgreens in Schaumburg, police said. The victim is in his late 30s to early 40s, said Christy Lindhurst, of the Schaumburg Police Department. He was transported to Lutheran General Hospital in serious condition. The shooting occurred at about 5:15…