The fire started around 9:30 a.m. at a house at 6629 S. Bishop St., and ended up spreading to a house next door. No one was home at either house at the time, but both homes were significantly damaged by the blaze.
Anthony Rivers, 30, was in a vehicle in the 5400 block of South Bishop Street about 10:15 p.m. when someone approached the car and shot into the vehicle, striking his back, the back of his head and his armpit.
The man, thought to be about 18-20 years old, was found dead in a back stairwell in the 6500 block of South Bishop Street.
A child was injured during a fire Wednesday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.
At least 11 people were wounded — two fatally — in gun violence in the city since Friday night.
Two people are dead, and six others have been injured, in shootings so far this weekend.
One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
Shootings in Chicago Wednesday night and early Thursday morning left two people dead and seven more injured – including four who were wounded in one incident in the Englewood neighborhood.
Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence that struck several neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides overnight.
Several Chicago pastors want the city to shut down a convenience store in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood, where six people were shot last week – one of them fatally.
A 22-year-old Chicago man is in custody on a murder charge after he was identified — by the man he allegedly killed.