About 6:30 p.m., a man believed to be 50 to 60 years old walked up to three children in the 5700 block of West Belden and started talking to them, police said in a community alert. The man tried to lure them with money, but the children did not talk to him and ran off “to safety,” police said.
A 15-year-old boy and two men were shot Friday night in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
About 2:15 a.m., two men — 34 and 39 — were in a vehicle in the 4700 block of West Diversey Avenue when they stopped at a traffic light, police said. Someone drove up in a vehicle, then exited the vehicle and fired shots at them.
A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a 33-year-old man was killed in the Austin neighborhood. About 3:18 p.m., Monte Tillman was shot in the torso in the 5200 block of West Lake Street, police said.
Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.
Jose Garcia, 40, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder and failure to appear in court.
A 15-year-old girl who was raped and severely beaten on Dec. 17 on the Northwest Side — leaving her unable to communicate with police — is improving and has since spoken with detectives.
Jose Barriga, 18; Sergio Maymi, 22; and 25-year-old Matthew Andras forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The men forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about midnight Monday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.
The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.
A teenage girl remained in critical condition on Wednesday, and a quiet Chicago neighborhood was on edge, after the girl was beaten and sexually assaulted while on her way to a bus stop.
Two men were killed and five other people — including a man in a wheelchair — were wounded in shootings across the city from Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.
The victim, who was in his 20s, was driving a black Honda Accord on Fullerton Avenue, with a family member in the passenger’s seat, when he stopped at a red light at Central Avenue around 4 a.m.
The man was walking in the 2600 block of North Leclaire Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when several people exited a vehicle and attacked him.
The man was in the 2100 block of North Narragansett Avenue when he was shot about 2:45 a.m.
The victims included a man who was shot to death while riding bike in the Englewood neighborhood.
The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.