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A couple from south suburban Robbins was killed Thursday night, leaving their three children orphaned, when their minivan was struck by two vehicles that appeared to be street racing, and blew a stop sign.
Isaac Acevedo Jr., 23, was sitting in a vehicle near Schubert and Central Park avenues shortly after 1 a.m. when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots at him, police said.
About 5:30 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the chest, shoulder and left arm in the 3900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said.
Chicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.
Officers responded to the “domestic-related stabbing” about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.
The man was driving northbound in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue at 10 a.m. when his vehicle crashed into a tree, police said.
The 23-year-old was shot in the shoulder and left thigh about 2:40 a.m. in the 500 block of South Central Park Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said. Witnesses said they saw the man exchange fire with another person, Zala said.
About 1:15 a.m., the two were driving south in the 1600 block of North Central Park when a dark-colored SUV pulled up alongside them and someone inside opened fire, police said.
Seadl Commings was found in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest about 11:35 p.m. in the 800 block of South Central Park Avenue.
Chasteddy Blocker, 20, was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she died minutes later. A man, 34, was shot in the right hip and also taken to Mount Sinai where he was listed in critical condition.
A man arguing with his girlfriend was hospitalized early Thursday after his mother’s boyfriend shot him during a domestic dispute in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Two men knocked on the door of a residence about 8:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Central Park Avenue, got into a struggle with a man inside, and shot him in the chest.
The man was in the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue, in the Albany Park neighborhood, when he was shot once in the side by a small-caliber gun.
Officials were investigating the cause of a fire that killed one man and injured his brother in the Logan Square neighborhood early Saturday.
Two Chicago Police officers were in the hospital early Friday, after their squad car crashed in the middle of a chase through the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Police have issued a community alert for the Little Village neighborhood in the wake of a rash of robberies.
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Eighteen people were displaced, but no one was injured, in an extra-alarm fire early Thursday in the Albany Park neighborhood.
Police are warning people on the city’s Near West and Northwest sides about a robber on the loose who has been targeting women.
A shooting on the city’s West Side led to a high-speed chase on the Eisenhower Expressway overnight, before police finally caught three suspects miles to the west.