A 32-year-old man was killed on his birthday Tuesday night, when a teen driver crashed into a group of pedestrians in the Avalon Park neighborhood.
Brandon Williams was in a parked vehicle in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, when two gunmen walked up and opened fire on him about 11:10 p.m. in the Avalon Park neighborhood.
A would-be armed robber got more than he was expecting on Saturday. He was stabbed with a screwdriver, when an Avalon Park resident came to the defense of his friend.
The man was in his vehicle in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue about 11:10 p.m. when two gunmen walked up and fired shots.
The 17-year-old boy was shot about 1 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue.
Dwan Long was fatally shot in the chest when two men walked up and one of them opened fire about 8:05 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue.
A South Side man was ordered held without bail Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his live-in mother to death on the second floor landing of their Avalon Park apartment building.
Three uninvited guests were asked to leave a family party in the Avalon Park neighborhood Friday night. They were escorted outside, where a verbal argument ensued, and a 19-year-old man pulled out a handgun and shot the victim twice in the chest before running away.
Two teenage boys were charged and a man is being held in connection with the shooting death of a man at a party in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood.
It appears Maxwell was trying to get some uninvited guests to leave the party when someone in the group pulled out a gun.
Police have made no arrests in either shooting as area detectives investigate.
A drive-by shooting wounded two teen boys Friday night in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood. The younger boy, 15, remains in critical condition.
Four youngsters are among the latest victims caught in Chicago’s gun violence epidemic, including two middle school-aged girls who were wounded in a neighborhood park on the Far South Side.
It’s a thriving illegal enterprise these days: crooks making off with manhole covers, metal gutters and copper pipes from homes, then selling the items to unscrupulous scrap metal dealers.
It was another violent weekend on the streets of Chicago, with seven people dead as a result of gun violence and 21 more hurt in shootings, stabbings and other violent acts.