It has been about a year since Chicago police brass promised to wipe out the Maniac Latin Disciples street gang on the Northwest Side, and a published report says the campaign appears to be working.
Two male teens were shot Saturday evening in the Avondale Park neighborhood in what police describe as a gang-related incident.
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted for his involvement in a shooting last week in Avondale Park, which wounded two small girls.
When Antonio Bucio allegedly pointed a .45-caliber handgun into a Northwest Side park and squeezed the trigger last week, his gang’s biggest rival was the Latin Kings.
Two young girls, ages 2 and 7, are recovering after being hit by gunfire on the city’s Northwest Side.