An 11-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet as she played with friends Friday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
A young mother who had been missing since Monday was found dead in a Garfield Park garage on Thursday, along with a 31-year-old man. Authorities said they died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Nicolette Medina, 25, and Marco Acevedo, 31, were found unresponsive in the garage about 3:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue.
A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot early Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a drive-by shooting that wounded a teenage boy and a man Friday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 1:25 a.m. found the 27-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway.
Two people were killed and another critically injured in a car crash early New Year’s Day in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Speeders beware: you get one more warning before speed cameras at Gompers Park on the Northwest Side start issuing tickets for $35 to $100. It won’t be long before cameras at three other parks start issuing tickets, either.
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A man was shot in the head in West Garfield Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
Special cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won’t be far behind.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.
The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
A 35-year-old man was seriously wounded when he was shot three times in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday, police said.
A teenage boy was shot dead Monday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
A man was shot dead Monday afternoon in a West Garfield Park neighborhood gas station, police said.
A teen was wounded in a West Garfield Park shooting early Sunday on the city’s West Side.
Two people were killed and at least 17 others were hurt in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, including two people shot when gunfire erupted near a passing ambulance — forcing paramedics to take cover and call for help.
One man was beaten to death at a CTA station, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and at least 15 other people were wounded in separate acts of violence across the city this weekend.