Police have said 7-year-old Elijah Dace was with a group of children walking near 109th and Loomis strets around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, when two suspects – who were hiding on the side of a garage – jumped out and opened fire.
The teen, whose name was not released, was charged Tuesday night with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
A teenage boy was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. About 6 p.m., 16-year-old Amari Sutton was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck, police said.
The 16-year-old was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass to a vehicle, police said.
The 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.
The 16-year-old told police he was shot in the leg about 1:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue.
A 16-year-old Grayslake boy was killed late Thursday when he was struck by an SUV driven by an 18-year-old in northwest suburban Mundelein.
A 19-year-old man and two teenage boys were charged with attempted murder Tuesday for shooting another teenager Monday evening in west suburban Aurora.
A DuPage County health club trainer is out of jail on bond, after being charged with sexually molesting a teenage boy.
A 16-year-old boy is in serious trouble, after he walked into a house in the middle of the day in the exurban town of Plano, and peed all over the resident’s bed.
A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition Friday morning after he was pulled from Lake Michigan.
A 16-year-old boy who snuck into the old Ravenswood Hospital building on the North Side and fell two stories through a hole in the floor died Monday.
An East Aurora High School basketball coach is out of a job after what a school spokesman describes as an out-of-control incident.
A teenage inmate who collapsed and died while playing basketball at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Saturday had a history of high blood pressure and shouldn’t have been allowed to play, his grandmother said Sunday.
After spending days on the run, two more suspects are in custody in connection with an armed robbery in the south suburbs.
A second teen has been charged with robbing someone at gunpoint in Evanston and making away with two lottery tickets.
A 12-year-old boy is one of the three suspects charged with beating and robbing two men this week in the South Shore neighborhood.
For the third time this week, a shooting has left a young male wounded on the streets of the Rogers Park neighborhood.
A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in the West Englewood neighborhood early Sunday morning.
Cook County prosecutors said Monday that a 16-year-old honor student was drunk on vodka and high on ecstasy and marijuana when he stole an SUV, fled from a traffic stop and then crashed into the car of a 911 dispatcher, killing her on Sunday.