Greater Grand Crossing
Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred blocks apart during a roughly one-hour time span early Wednesday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
At least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.
They were in a car that crashed into a tree in the 0 to 100 block of East 75th Street about 11:20 p.m., Fire Media Affairs said.
Brandon Byars was inside the restaurant in the 500 block of East 79th Street when a gunman on the outside saw him and opened fire, shooting him several times in the back.
Timothy Jones, of the 12500 block of South Union Avenue, was charged with the death of 59-year-old Chicago resident Jacqueline Reynolds.
A woman was shot twice in the leg Saturday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
The teen was shot about 2 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The three officers were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
A man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side that left him hospitalized.
One person is dead, and two more were wounded, in a shooting in broad daylight Saturday afternoon in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.
The Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.
Police are alerting residents of the South Side Greater Grand Crossing area of an increase in armed robberies that have occurred there in the past month.
It was another violent weekend on the streets of Chicago, with seven people dead as a result of gun violence and 21 more hurt in shootings, stabbings and other violent acts.