Man Found Shot In Head After Avalon Park FireDetectives were searching for evidence and interviewing relatives and potential witnesses after finding the body of a 56-year-old man in a building in the 8000 block of South Stony Island Avenue. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Edward McArthur Jr.
Man Forced 2 Women To Have Sex At Gunpoint In Avalon ParkA man forced two females to perform sexual acts at gunpoint in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday.
Three Shot In Avalon ParkA person on foot fired shots at the men about 11:55 a.m. in the 8200 block of South Woodlawn and then fled, Chicago Police said.
Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run In Avalon ParkAlicia Johnson, 22, was charged with reckless homicide and leaving the scene of a crash involving injury or death, both felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police. She also faces on misdemeanor count of failing to exercise due care with a pedestrian in the roadway.
Man Killed In Avalon Park Hit-And-RunA 51-year-old man was walking in a crosswalk about 11:15 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Stony Island Avenue when he was struck by a southbound red Impala, police said. The car sped away after the crash.
1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across ChicagoA 16-year-old boy was killed and an 18-year-old man was wounded in an Englewood neighborhood shooting about 4:45 p.m. on the South Side, police said.
6 Killed, 38 Wounded In Chicago Weekend ShootingsThe weekend’s two latest homicides resulted from a mass shooting in the West Englewood neighborhood that left three more people injured late Sunday on the South Side.
1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoA 35-year-old woman was found shot to death about 7:35 p.m. in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
6 Wounded In Thursday Shootings On South SideThe most recent shooting happened at 11:15 a.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
Woman Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Avalon ParkA 45-year-old woman was crossing the street in the 8100 block of South Stony Island Avenue about 8:15 p.m. when she was hit by a vehicle traveling south, police said.
Missing Roseland Man Found Dead In Avalon ParkBonnette Jernigan said she believed police had done the best they could to find her son, Iaron Brooks, after a tip came in that his body was in Avalon Park.
Robber Pepper Sprays Drugstore EmployeesThe robberies happened at 10:11 a.m. Dec. 24 in the 8700 block of South Stony Island; and 11 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 11000 block of South Western Avenue, according to a community alert from Area South detectives.