Greater Grand Crossing
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.
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.
One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.
The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.
A man was taken to the hospital early Thursday after he was shot while riding a bike in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.