The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
The pit bull bit the man’s 5-year-old daughter at their home in the 8500 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 5 p.m., then tried to attack the owner, who shot the dog and killed it, police said.
Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.
A South Side Auburn Gresham man died early Saturday after he was shot in west suburban Maywood, authorities said.
A man was shot to death and a teen boy was wounded in a shooting in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood late Friday.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. A 14-year-old boy was in the 1100 block of North Leclaire at 2:52 p.m. when two males approached him, and one of the males shot the boy.
Four men were shot — one fatally — at a lounge early Sunday in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said.
The men — ages 20 and 26 — and a 16-year-old girl were on the sidewalk in the 7800 block of South Winchester about 10:25 p.m. when a dark-colored vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire
The body of a 46-year-old Chicago woman was found outside a burning vehicle Friday morning in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
About 9:20 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of West 80th Street for having a busted out rear window, police said. When the officers exited their car, the driver took off and the vehicle crashed into a light pole.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. A 39-year-old man was riding a bicycle about 9 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Hoyne when a red vehicle pulled up next to him and someone exited the vehicle and fired shots.
Most recently, a man was grazed by a bullet Thursday night in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Deshun D. McKinney, 21, is charged with one count of first-degree murder for the March 24, 2012 shooting in the 6200 block of South Honore Street, police News Affairs said in a release.
Most recently, a 24-year-old man was wounded in the Gage Park neighborhood about 7:15 p.m. The man was in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue when he was shot multiple times, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m., a 23-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. He was in the 900 block of West 83rd Street when a van drove by and multiple males inside fired at him.
The victim, 23, was in the 900 block of West 83rd Street at 6:26 p.m. when a van drove by and multiple males inside fired at him.
The 24-year-old suspect was accompanied by activist Andrew Holmes, who helped facilitate her surrender to detectives.
The woman, thought to be in her 40s, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the back about 10:15 p.m. in the 8800 block of South May Street.
Brion M. Dowdell, 22, of the 8300 block of South Justine Avenue, faces one felony count of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street.