Back of the Yards
A shooting across one block in the Back of the Yards neighborhood left one man dead and another wounded by a stray bullet Wednesday evening, officials said.
Four males approached a home in the 5300 block of South May Street about 12:15 a.m. and knocked on the door, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. When 25-year-old Heath Huntspon came out onto the porch, one of the males produced a handgun and shot him twice in the chest.
Two men, ages 31 and 35, were standing on a sidewalk Friday night in the 0-100 block of South Kostner when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. The older man, later identified as Michael Harrison, was shot in the abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Two of three males shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Sunday afternoon are dead, according to preliminary information from police.
At 4:49 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The man was shot several times in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said.
A man is in critical condition early Sunday after being shot by a Chicago Police officer in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
The man was in a second-floor bedroom inside his home in the 2100 block of West Garfield Boulevard, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, when shots were fired outside around 10:50 p.m.
A man who is suspected in two other bank robberies struck again in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
About 11 p.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 5100 block of South Wood saw two males exchanging gunfire from opposite sides of the street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Pilsen. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 2100 block of West 18th Place at 9:30 p.m. found a 36-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, police said.
Cliffon Johnson, 28 of the 5500 block of South Washtenaw, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to a police statement.
A man was killed in a Back of the yards neighborhood shooting late Friday.
A one-year-old child and and 18-year-old sibling were taken to the hospital after being rescued from a house fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
A man died after a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side early Saturday.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Rogers Park. Two men were shot in the 7400 block of North Ridge. One was shot in the abdomen and the leg. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital, where he died. The other man was shot in the leg and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
A man was shot to death in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Friday.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
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Amin Williams didn’t pull the trigger, but he was with his friend Shaunte Robertson when Robertson shot two men for laughing at him when they saw him getting beaten up a few days before, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Glen Runk said.
The fatal shooting happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, where a man was found lying on a sidewalk about 7:35 a.m.