Police said it started as a traffic stop in the 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue around 9:15 a.m. The man tried to drive off, and crashed his car at a gas station. After crashing the car, he claimed to have a bomb in his car, and warned police not to approach.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head about 8:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine Street on Sunday. The boy, of the 1000 block of West 78th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Relatives said the man who killed two women and injured two men before killing himself in the Ashburn neighborhood on Monday suffered from mental health issues, and got into a fight with his girlfriend a day earlier when she ended their relationship.
Dozens of Chicago police officers descended a home in the 3500 block of West 79th Place, after receiving reports of people shot shortly before 9 a.m.
A man was shot and killed Tuesday night in a carjacking in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
Elvin L. Prince, Jr., 27, allegedly shot and killed 17-year-old Kayshaun Hall from a vehicle Monday evening in the 8400 block of South Kedzie Avenue.
Kayshaun Hall was walking in an alley shortly after 5 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Kedzie Avenue when a light-colored sedan pulled up and someone inside shot him in the chest.
The man, 22, was in an alley in the 8000 block of South California Avenue about 1:25 a.m. when a white sedan pulled into the alley and someone inside fired at him.
A man was killed in a shooting in the South Side Ashburn neighborhood Wednesday morning.
It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.
Police are warning residents of the Southwest Side Ashburn area of an increase in robbery related incidents, with what is believed to be the same offender, in the month of May.
Five people were injured — three of them critically — in a traffic crash Saturday morning in the South Side Ashburn neighborhood.
A man was reportedly shot to death on the street in the Southwest Side’s Ashburn neighborhood this afternoon.