28-year-old Latoya Jackson was found dead with her three children inside a home in the 8300 block of South Drexel on July 18. The bodes were decomposing and an initial autopsy was unable to determine the manner of death.
A horrifying discovery in a Chatham neighborhood home left family and friends grieving, and in disbelief, after a woman and her three sons were found dead, deaths being investigated as homicides.
Chicago police are investigating the deaths of a woman and her three young sons – their bodies found Saturday night in a home in the Chatham neighborhood.
About 1:15 p.m., Joseph Gaithers, 35, was talking with another person in the 8000 block of South King Drive, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The other person pulled out a gun and then shot Gaithers in the head.
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.
The first shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Stewart Avenue. Police said three women were fighting on the street, when an unknown man shot them, and then fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV.
Crews responded to the fire at a home in the 300 block of East 88th Place. After the blaze was put out, firefighters found a man thought to be in his 50s dead on the second floor,
Thursday night, one man was killed and another was wounded in a Chatham neighborhood shooting, police said. The two men were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State when someone knocked on the door, and fired several shots when the door was opened.
Two men, ages 20 and 23, were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State Street, when someone knocked on the door and asked for the 20-year-old man, police said.
The men were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Langley Avenue about 3:10 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said. That’s when a maroon van pulled up, two men got out out and started firing.
The men were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Langley about 3:10 p.m. Thursday when a maroon Ford Astro van pulled up. Two men got out out and started firing.
About 6:40 p.m., the two men were in the 700 block of East 92nd Street when two men in hooded sweatshirts walked out of a gangway and shot them, police said.
The most recent shooting happened Thursday night, after a teen who took himself to a hospital told investigators he was shot in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
A 23-year-old man was fatally shot in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday afternoon. About 2:25 p.m., a gunman approached 23-year-old Master G. Roberson in the 700 block of North Hamlin and opened fire, striking him in the head and chest.
The fatal shooting happened Thursday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood. Ramon Gartman, 33, was discovered unresponsive in the 8400 block of South Commercial at 11:48 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his face, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
About 11:10 p.m., a 20-year-old man was on a sidewalk in the 8700 block of South Wabash Avenue when two people walked up and one of them shot him in the leg, police said.
About 7:25 p.m., a man was shot and killed in the Englewood neighborhood. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 7000 block of South Sangamon found 28-year-old Antonio Galtney with gunshot wounds to the armpit and thigh, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The 28-year-old man was outside in the 0-100 block of East 89th Street at 2:56 a.m. when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
A man and woman were found dead early Friday in an apparent murder-suicide in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.