Dequan Hopkins, 19, was charged with murder while committing another forcible felony, and aggravated discharge of a firearm for the shooting death of his brother, 22-year-old Jovan Dovantae Hopkins, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office and Chicago Police.
About 8:45 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking in the 5200 block of South Emerald Avenue when someone walked out of a nearby gangway and opened fire, police said. The shooter then jumped in a vehicle, which sped away.
The boy fell around 9 p.m., from a home in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. He landed on a metal fence, cutting his stomach.
The child fell around 9 p.m. from a second-story window in a residence in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. The boy suffered a cut to his stomach and chest after being impaled by part of a fence, but he was free of the structure when rescue crews had arrived.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. A 39-year-old man was riding a bicycle about 9 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Hoyne when a red vehicle pulled up next to him and someone exited the vehicle and fired shots.
The fire at the home in the 6500 block of South Emerald Avenue was extinguished about 3:30 a.m., according to Chicago Fire Department Media Affairs. At 5:30 a.m., CFD Media Affairs said the house had collapsed.
An 11-month-old girl and a 49-year-old woman were killed Tuesday, when an extra-alarm fire damaged three homes in Englewood.
Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.
All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
One of the men told police he was walking in the 7000 block of South Emerald Avenue when a group of three males approached him, and one of them pulled out a gun and fired shots.
A man is in critical condition and a 15-year-old boy wounded following a shooting early Sunday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Two suspects on bicycles shot and wounded a man in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side late Saturday.
A man has been released without charges, after he shot and wounded his girlfriend’s ex-husband when the man stormed into her Far South Side home.
The South Side man accused of killing a girlfriend’s toddler is expected to be in bond court this afternoon.
A 2-year-old South Side girl who was found unresponsive in her bed, with bite and scratch marks on her body, was beaten to death and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy Sunday has determined.
Two men are dead and seven others were wounded in shootings throughout the city Saturday night and early Sunday, police said.
Three young children were killed early this morning in a fire in the Englewood neighborhood.