Angel Jara was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting Joshua Martinez, 20, in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1 a.m. Sunday.
The most recent fatality happened early Sunday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.
Officers ordered the man to put the knives down, and he moved toward police “in an aggressive manner.” Police opened fire on the man “in fear for the life of officers and occupants in the residence,” killing him, according to the statement from police.
Herbert Goode, 66, owner of Silver Cloud Gallery, 20 W. Ohio St., was shot in the chest in what appeared to be a robbery, Chicago Police said.
The 16-year-old told police he was shot in the leg about 1:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred about 5:20 a.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. Officers found an unresponsive, 41-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in the 6700 block of South East End Avenue.
The man, 27, had just exited a vehicle in the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue when a gunman approached on foot and fired at him about 2:50 a.m.
Charges are pending against a driver involved in a fatal crash early Saturday in the South Side Gage Park neighborhood.
A hit-and-run driver damaged a building and struck another car, sending two people to area hospitals Thursday night in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
Police found a submachine gun, a revolver, 156 bags of heroin, and 260 bags of heroin, during a search of a Gage Park apartment, after catching a man selling drugs.
A bullet pierced his lung when Brian Fernandez was shot in the shoulder and chest Wednesday night, as he was riding home in his 19-year-old brother’s car.
The youngest person wounded was a boy thought to be 5 or 6, who was shot in the shoulder about 5:40 p.m. near 56th and Mozart streets.
A six-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood.
Marcos Gonzalez, 19, was ordered held on $500,000 bond, for the shooting of a 19-year-old man in the 2400 block of West 55th Street.
A man is in critical condition after he was shot in a gang-related attack early Sunday in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
A firefighter was injured in an extra-alarm fire that damaged three storefronts in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood Saturday morning.
Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.
The 27-year-old mother of three was stabbed in the left arm by her children’s father, only a few feet away from where Chicago police officers stood waiting on the front steps, thinking she was safe and out of harm’s way.
This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
A Gage Park High School student forced a learning disabled girl to perform a sex act on him in the South Side school’s band room while his classmate acted as a lookout, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.