Greater Grand Crossing
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.
Two men, ages 31 and 35, were standing on a sidewalk Friday night in the 0-100 block of South Kostner when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. The older man, later identified as Michael Harrison, was shot in the abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
About 2 a.m., the 40-year-old was inside a lounge in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when at least two people entered the rear of the building and opened fire, striking the man in the chest, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer. The suspects then fled the scene.
he 28-year-old man and 47-year-old woman were found dead about 7:45 p.m. in the home in the 7100 block of South Ingleside.
Marcus Dee, 31, fatally shot himself after shooting 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein in a domestic-related incident at the Nordstrom store at 55 E. Grand on Friday night, authorities said. Ezaldein, a seasonal employee at the store, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on Saturday afternoon.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
Firefighters responded about 10:10 p.m. to the two-alarm blaze at the four-story apartment building on the corner in the 700 block of East 76th Street, Fire Media Affairs Cmdr. Frank Velez said. The fire was upgraded to a two-alarm by about 10:40 p.m.
At least six people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday. Most recently, a man was shot in the left foot in the Pilsen neighborhood.
A manhunt was underway early Friday, after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
About 9:20 p.m. a Honda Odyssey minivan heading north on King Drive struck a Chevrolet Cobalt at the intersection of 71st Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
About 1:30 a.m., the three men were at a party in the 7300 block of South Champlain Avenue when two men walked in and opened fire, police said.
Two men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday, police said.
The nephew of a prominent community activist was critically wounded on Thursday, when he and another teenager were shot in broad daylight in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
The woman, 20, was a front-seat passenger in a white Cadillac headed north in the 7500 block of South Stony Island Avenue about 1:10 a.m. when a white Nissan pulled in front of it and an occupant fired into the Cadillac through the windshield, police said.
A man died after he was shot multiple times in the chest and crashed his vehicle Wednesday morning in the South Side Burnside neighborhood, police said.
A South Shore man was charged with domestic battery after he allegedly beat his girlfriend and her son early Monday before throwing her 8-month-old daughter from a moving vehicle, which then ran the baby over in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
The day after 9-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death in the back yard of an apartment building in the south side Grand Crossing neighborhood, several hundred people filled the yard Thursday night to offer prayers and demand action.
The 20-year-old was shot about 7 p.m. while standing outside in he 7500 block of South Drexel Avenue, police said. A gray van pulled up and two people got out and opened fire, striking the man in the leg.