East Garfield Park
In the most recent fatal shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot repeatedly late Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 10 p.m. in the 500 block of North Avers found Elbert Farris on the ground outside with multiple gunshot wounds.
A 25-year-old man died after he was shot repeatedly late Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The 32-year-old was shot in the back about 7 p.m. in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue, police said.
About 11:20 p.m., the 34-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 3200 block of West Congress when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot, police said.
A 15-year-old was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Kimon Wheeler got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back about 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Cullerton Street.
The three were all standing outside in the 2700 block of West Lexington Street about 9:45 p.m. when three other males shot them from a nearby alley, police said.
Chicago police said three men were arguing in the 3600 block of West 5th Avenue around 1:45 a.m., when one of them pulled out a gun and started shooting. The 24-year-old man was shot in the chest, and the other two fled the scene.
The weekend’s most recent fatal shooting happened Monday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. About 7:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and the leg in the 4900 block of West Erie, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Timothy Triplett was found outside in the 3500 block of West Flournoy Street at 12:40 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said he had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Triplett was a standout basketball player at Crane and Marshall high schools. He also briefly attended Farragut.
A police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder about 6:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 71st Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died.
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A 27-year-old postal worker getting ready to head to work ends up shot dead.
Margaret Noble, 79, died Saturday following the March 8 fire at her home in the 300 block of South Albany Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.
The man, 42, was in the 3400 block of West Warren Boulevard about 11:15 p.m. when he was approached by another male, who pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Two people have been critically hurt in a fire early Sunday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
(STMW) – A man and an elderly woman are in critical condition after an early Sunday fire in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 3:05 a.m. in the 300 block […]
A 23-year-old man was standing outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Polk Street when a Jeep Grand Cherokee drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. The victim was shot in the right foot and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.