Tyris R. Jackson, 35, was walking in the 4900 block of South Drexel Boulevard about 8:30 p.m. when a white SUV approached and the front passenger exited the vehicle, produced a handgun and fired multiple shots.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 1 a.m. Sunday. Two boys, ages 16 and 17, were standing on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Ingleside when someone walked up and fired shots at them. The younger boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he died.
A 7-year-old girl and a man were both shot Friday night in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood.
About 6 p.m., a man was shot to death less than two blocks from President Barack Obama’s Kenwood home. The 25-year-old was in a vehicle when another vehicle approached, and someone in that vehicle fired shots, police said. The victim drove to the 1300 block of East 50th Street, where the vehicle came to a stop, police said.
Chicago police say a man was fatally shot inside of a vehicle Tuesday in the Kenwood neighborhood just blocks away from President Barack Obama’s home.
About 6:30 p.m., the 18-year-old was outside in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue when a vehicle pulled out of an alley and someone inside started shooting, police said.
A 20-year-old man whose interaction with police and Secret Service agents outside of President Obama’s Kenwood home earlier this week prompted a bomb squad response has been ordered held on $250,000 bond.
Police say a man was taken into custody shortly after he dropped the backpack near the concrete barriers outside the Obama family’s Chicago home about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
The holdups could be part of a coordinated effort to target men over social media, sources tell CBS 2.
The robberies all occurred in the 4700 block of South Ellis Avenue during various times of the day, police said. A seventh robbery was also reported about a block away in the 900 block of East 47th Street.
You’ll be seeing a lot of orange in Chicago and in cities across the country on Tuesday, as part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, inspired by the friends and family of a high school honor student slain in Chicago two years ago.
The most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
The most recent homicide happened about 8:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. A 36-year-old man was standing in the 100 bock of East 69th Street, when at least one person walked up and shot him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.
In each robbery, police said, two men approach the victim, show a handgun and demand their property.
The male juvenile was shot in the leg about 6:15 p.m. in the 4600 block of South Ellis, police said. His exact age was not immediately known.
Construction has been slated to begin this fall on two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over Lake Shore Drive at 41st and 43rd streets. They will replace an outdated bridge at 43rd Street that has no ramp for bicycle or wheelchair access.
A blog suggests the Obamas could be headed to New York City. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker finds a mix of understanding and disappointment on Chicago’s South Side.
A 15-year-old boy died Sunday after he was shot in the Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side.
The firefighter, two children and one adult were hospitalized after a fire in the South Shore neighborhood.
Firefighters battled an extra-alarm blaze in a high-rise in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood Friday evening.