Suburban Shootings

U of I Shooter Surrenders to Police

A man wanted in connection with last weekend’s fatal shooting near the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus turned himself in to police Thursday night. Robbie M. Patton, 18, surrendered to police about 10:15 p.m., according to a statement from the Champaign Police Department. He was ordered held on $5 million bail after he was charged…

4 People Gunned Down in Evanston

Sun-Times Wire-Four people were wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in north suburban Evanston. Officers responded shortly after 10 p.m. to a call of a shooting near Foster Street and Jackson Avenue, according to a statement from Evanston police. Witnesses told them multiple people were standing in the area when a suspect in a field…

MELROSE PARK teen shot in the head sitting on front porch

The family of a 16-year-old boy from suburban Chicago says he was shot in the head Friday night while sitting on his porch and is on life support at a hospital. Dawson Stephan’s brother tells the Chicago Tribune the teen was with two friends on the porch of their home in Melrose Park when someone…