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 worker, believed to be about 20, and another man were taking apart an old rooftop water tank about 4 p.m. on a building near Grand and Sacramento, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.
The fire department has brought a man down from the roof of a commercial building in Humboldt Park – after he fell from the building’s water tower.
A teenage boy was shot and killed early Sunday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, according to police.
The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m., when two men were wounded in a drive-by attack in the Gresham neighborhood.
Police said a 26-year-old woman was driving north on the 500 block of North Pulaski Road around 1:30 a.m. when her van hit a pole and then a wrought iron fence. Her 5-month-old son was ejected from the vehicle.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head about 8:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine Street on Sunday. The boy, of the 1000 block of West 78th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
About 4:25 a.m., the six — two males and four females — were in a vehicle that crashed into a pole, then a viaduct in the 4500 block of West North Avenue, police said.
The fatal shooting happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, where a man was found lying on a sidewalk about 7:35 a.m.
A man was stabbed to death Friday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
A man shot and killed Thursday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood is the father of a 13-year-old boy fatally shot last week in East Garfield Park, authorities said.
The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.
Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.
Despite gentrification and an influx of transplants across the entire city, these communities still have that “je nais se quois” that makes each distinctive in its own right.
Daniel Gluckman, 34, is charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, aggravated fleeing and leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury, police said. He is also facing two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance.
The male pedestrian was struck by the vehicle about 12:15 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Hamlin Avenue. The vehicle then drove away.
Two people were killed and at least eight others were wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides Tuesday, including six people shot in a 18-minute period Tuesday night.
Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.
A much-anticipated new park and bike trail from Humboldt Park to Wicker Park won’t be completed until next year, after the bitter winter weather hampered construction efforts.
One person dead – another critically hurt – in a fire on the West Side.