Greater Grand Crossing
Four people were injured, three of them critically, in a crash early Wednesday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
A 20-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were outside in the 7200 block of South Dobson Avenue about 7:45 p.m. when a light-colored vehicle stopped and someone inside fired at them.
The most recent fatal shooting was around 2:30 a.m., when two men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood. Corey Hudson, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.
Officers responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun spotted three men standing on a corner in Greater Grand Crossing. One of the men ran when police tried to question them, then fired at an officer who gave chase. The officer returned fire, and shot the suspect.
Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the North Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
A young man was killed and a 4-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Greater Grand Crossing.
Paris Brown, 21, and a man thought to be in his 20s were sitting in a parked vehicle about 10:55 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Perry Avenue when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at them.
Paramedics were called about 6:15 a.m. for reports of a man bleeding in a hallway in the 7800 block of South Ingleside Avenue.
The kids were walking from a nearby park to a convenience store, when they were shot in the 6600 block of South Michigan Avenue around 7:30 p.m., police said.
On March 10, the man exited a white Cadillac and approached the victim while she was waiting at a bus stop about 9:15 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.
The 23-year-old man was sitting in his SUV about 3:25 a.m. in the 6900 block South Eberhart Avenue when someone walked up and opened fire.
The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East 79th Street. One male was shot in the head and was dead on police arrival. The second male suffered gunshot wounds to the elbow and forearm.
The teenager was standing in an alley about 9:20 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Prairie Avenue when an unknown offender approached from behind and announced a robbery.
Andre Hunter, 19, was found dead on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds to the body about 2:40 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Stewart Avenue.
One man, 27, was shot twice in the right arm, police said. The second man, 24, was also shot, but details on his injury were not yet known.
Officers saw two men chasing one another in the 7800 block of South Lafayette Avenue about 10:50 p.m. and then heard gunshots a short time later.
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A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.
The two-alarm fire spread to three consecutive buildings in the 7600 block of South Eggleston Avenue.
The victims included a man who was shot to death while riding bike in the Englewood neighborhood.