A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.
About 8:25 p.m., officers responding to a call of a suspicious person in the 8600 block of South Throop Street found the 35-year-old man sitting alone inside a vehicle with a gun, police said.
Fourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 53 others injured since Thursday evening.
The 22-year-old man was walking to his vehicle in the 1200 block of West 87th Street at 12:50 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, police said.
The man, 21, was walking on the sidewalk in the 7800 block of South Carpenter Street about 10:40 p.m. when a male walked up and opened fire, police said.
The man was in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle about 10:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 77th Street when a gunman approached and opened fire, striking the man in the neck and shoulder, police said.
The 21-year-old man was leaving a building he was rehabbing in the 8200 block of South Justine Street at 12:34 a.m. when someone drove up and fired at him, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
David Moore, the alderman in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood where the Spike Lee movie “Chiraq” is being shot, is denying a permit for a block party for the film.
Three men have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of a man last year in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side early Saturday.
Two gunmen walked into the store about 9:20 p.m. in the 7500 block of South May Street, announcing a robbery and forcing everyone inside the store into a back room. The duo made off with an unspecified amount of cash, and the store occupants noticed smoke coming from the building when they left the back room.
About 1:10 a.m. Monday, a man was killed and another man was critically wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. Officers heard gunshots and found two men shot in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. One man, 28, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was dead at the scene, police said.
The woman was shot in the wrist and a 34-year-old male was shot in the hip around 5 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Carpenter during a possible drive-by, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.
About 7:25 p.m., a man was shot and killed in the Englewood neighborhood. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 7000 block of South Sangamon found 28-year-old Antonio Galtney with gunshot wounds to the armpit and thigh, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
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.
Three people were wounded in a shooting in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
The most recent fatality happened Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Milon L. Carvis, 42, was standing on the sidewalk about 4:15 p.m. with several other adults in the 7800 block of South Seeley when a male walked up and fired shots.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. A witness saw the man, between 18 and 25 years old, in an alley with several other males when gunshots were heard, police said. A red SUV was seen driving from the scene.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.