Police were speaking to persons of interest after a 5-year-old girl was shot in the arm Wednesday evening in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
In the most recent shooting, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Police said the boy was walking along the 5700 block of South Bishop Street around 10 p.m., when he was approached by unknown offenders who began shooting.
One boy, 16, was shot in the neck while the other, a 17-year-old, was shot in the right shoulder, police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. The 24-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of North Broadway when gunfire erupted and she was struck in the head.
The most recent fatality happened Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Milon L. Carvis, 42, was standing on the sidewalk about 4:15 p.m. with several other adults in the 7800 block of South Seeley when a male walked up and fired shots.
The most recent homicide happened about 8:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. A 36-year-old man was standing in the 100 bock of East 69th Street, when at least one person walked up and shot him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.
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.
About 1:50 p.m., a man was shot to death in Englewood, police said. Keith Stokes, 24, was riding in a vehicle in the 5700 block of South Morgan when another vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting. Stokes was shot several times in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:07 p.m.
About 7 p.m., the woman was in the 7300 block of South Winchester when a male got out of a van and shot toward another group of males also on the block, police said.
About 8:40 p.m., the two — ages 14 and 15 — were in the 5800 block of South Morgan Street when two other males rode past on bicycles, police said. One of the two bike riders stopped, turned around and shot the two teens.
About 10:25 p.m., the man was getting into a car at the station in the 100 block of West 63rd Street when a white SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him in the buttocks, police said.
Jazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
The fire was reported at 12:40 a.m. at a building in the 7100 block of South Sangamon, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The fire was out within a half-hour, and crews were gone by 1:40 a.m., Langford said.
An 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.
Firefighters initially came to Janice Hooper’s house after she smelled something burning and called 9-1-1 late Wednesday night. Hooper says they searched the house, found no heat source and left. Soon, the house burned down.
A 16-year-old boy was wounded in the most recent shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A gray or silver truck pulled up near the boy in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street, and a male inside fired shots.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Place found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hip, police said.
A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who represented parts of the Englewood and Gage Park neighborhoods, has died of heart failure. Thompson’s office confirmed she died Monday night. She had been hospitalized for weeks, due to heart-related health issues. She was 58 years old.