Back of the Yards
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.
The man, 23, was shot in the chest at 12:27 a.m. while he was standing in the street in the 5400 block of South Paulina Street and someone opened fire from a nearby alley.
A West Side man has been charged with murder for a fatal shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side last year.
When a 14-year-old Chicago girl was arrested on charges that she shot and killed another 14-year-old Chicago girl, much of the attention centered on how the shooting stemmed from an argument over a boy that was playing out on Facebook.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Prosecutors argued Vandetta Redwood initially told police she was not there when 14-year-old Endia Martin was shot, but a cell phone video obtained by police put her at the scene. Judge Donald Panarese Jr. called the video “choppy” and “poor,” then ruled the state did not meet the burden of proof.
In each incident, someone entered apartments during daytime hours and took property from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Police said the gun used to kill 14-year-old Endia Martin on Monday passed through the hands of a Streeterville man before it ended up with the alleged shooter’s uncle.