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.
Five men were killed and at least 28 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
Three teenagers were stabbed in the Belmont Cragin area Thursday night on the Northwest Side.
A man found dead at his Northwest side home Monday night had suffered head trauma so severe that investigators at first had a hard time determining how exactly he died.
A West Side man was charged with reckless homicide and DUI, after driving his vehicle into a group of pedestrians, fatally striking a man early Saturday in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A green SUV approached the 14-year-old girl as she was walking north on Laramie Avenue near George Street and a front passenger attempted to strike up a conversation.
A car driven by an armed man trying to flee police collided with several parked cars on the Northwest Side early Tuesday, then the driver jumped out and ran and left three critically injured passengers behind.
A 41-year-old man was shot while driving an SUV in the Northwest Side Belmont Craigin neighborhood early Tuesday.
Four men have been killed and at least 20 people were wounded in gun violence on the city’s streets from Friday night to early Sunday.
Three men have been killed, and at least eight more have been wounded, by gunfire in Chicago since Friday night.
Two people are dead, and six others have been injured, in shootings so far this weekend.
An armed robbery in the Belmont Craigin neighborhood prompted a police chase across the Northwest Side before a suspect was arrested near O’Hare Airport Tuesday afternoon.
A fire broke out Friday at a used car dealership on Cicero Avenue in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.
Police in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood are search for suspects in a triple shooting.