Back of the Yards
A family of four was forced out on the street when a fire in a neighboring building spread to their home.
Most recently, a man died after he was shot Wednesday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.
The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 8:20 p.m. in Humboldt Park’s 1100 block of North Keeler Avenue.
Dequan Hopkins, 19, was charged with murder while committing another forcible felony, and aggravated discharge of a firearm for the shooting death of his brother, 22-year-old Jovan Dovantae Hopkins, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office and Chicago Police.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was killed and a woman was wounded Monday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
The 24-year-old was standing outside in the 5400 block of South Justine Street about 1:20 a.m. when he heard gunfire and realized he’d shot in the hip and leg, police said.
About 11 p.m., the teen and a 20-year-old man were in the 6400 block of South Justine Street when a male got out of a passing white Cadillac and shot them, police said. The model of the vehicle was not immediately known.
The fatal shooting was in the Washington Park neighborhood. About 9:40 p.m., a 26-year-old man was found shot in the head in the 5900 block of South State Street, police said. He was dead at the scene.
About 8:45 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking in the 5200 block of South Emerald Avenue when someone walked out of a nearby gangway and opened fire, police said. The shooter then jumped in a vehicle, which sped away.
Fourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 53 others injured since Thursday evening.
In the latest fatal shooting, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Sunday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
A 32-year-old man was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting early Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
A man was killed and another was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
The man was shot about 11 p.m. in the 5300 block of South Justine Street when a dark vehicle drove by and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the arm and leg, police said.
The most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
A fire in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side left a 4-year-old boy hospitalized with second-degree burns to more than 75 percent of his body early Sunday.
At least nine people have been wounded in shootings on the South and West sides of Chicago since Monday afternoon, including a 62-year-old man shot during an attempted robbery at a Roseland bus stop Tuesday morning.
A 34-year-old man was inside a car about 4:15 p.m. in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, hitting him in the left shoulder, police said.
A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.