The boy was shot about 4:20 a.m. in the 0-100 block of East 65th Street, police said.
The fire was first reported about 2:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of West 65th Street, according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight.
Louis Tabor, 23, was charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of 26-year-old Marquis Strong on July 22, 2011.
The off-duty officer saw a 21-year-old man attempting to break into a vehicle at West 65th Street and South Pulaski Road about 12:15 a.m.
A man and a woman were stabbed in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Monday afternoon in an incident that may have been domestic in nature.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.
Police are warning residents in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood about two recent robberies.
A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.
The Chicago Police Bomb and Arson Section will be investigating a couple of suspicious overnight South Side fires.
Police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded another man in a domestic incident in the West Woodlawn neighborhood this morning.
Police are investigating after a woman was found dead inside her apartment in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday evening, just half a block from his Marquette neighborhood home.