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About 8 p.m., the 24-year-old man was found unresponsive inside a vehicle in the 900 block of North Mozart Street, police said. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
About 10 p.m., he was standing in an alley in the 4200 block of West Division Street when he heard shots and realized he had been struck in the right foot, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
The teen was found shot several times in an alley in the 1600 block of North Keeler Avenue about 10:10 p.m., police said.
Jose Estrada, 24, faces two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death, two misdemeanor DUI counts, and one citation for failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.
John Jackson, 31, faces one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm into an occupied building, both felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Most recently, two males were shot in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Thursday night.
The 23-year-old victim and another person got out of a vehicle parked in the 700 block of North Kedzie when they were approached by three other people.
A 15-year-old boy shot dead during a robbery attempt was among three people killed and at least 29 others wounded in shootings across the city this weekend.
Bessie English, 63, was driving westbound in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. Sunday when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her 1993 Ford Escort, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
At 4:49 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The man was shot several times in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said.
Bessie English, 63, was driving west in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division Street about 7:50 a.m. when her vehicle crashed head-on into another vehicle traveling east.
A vehicle was involved in an accident with a CTA bus in the 3900 block of West Ontario around 12:15 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. One of the vehicles hit a building, which caught fire after the crash, police said.
One person has been killed and three others seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Derick D. Coopwood, 21, was found at 7:08 a.m. with “numerous gunshot wounds” in an alley near the 700 block of North Spaulding Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the West Pullman neighborhood. About 5 p.m., police found a 30-year-old man unresponsive on the sidewalk in the 11600 block of South Racine with a gunshot wound to his back, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A woman died after being shot Saturday night outside her Humboldt Park neighborhood home on the West Side.
A man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
A firefighter was injured in a Saturday morning blaze in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
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.