The fire started just before 5:25 p.m. in a two-story, multi-unit apartment building in the 500 block of South Lavergne Avenue.
The fatal shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jose Rodriquez, 30, was shot in the head about 7 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Talman Avenue.
At least 11 people have been wounded in shootings throughout the city within about a 27-hour span from Wednesday night through early Friday.
Three people were injured – including two police officers — when a police cruiser and another vehicle crashed early Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Two people were hospitalized Friday morning, after a road rage shooting in the Portage Park neighborhood led to a two-vehicle crash a couple miles away in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
A man caught up in a love triangle was shot dead early Monday on the Southwest Side, police said.
Five men have been killed and at least 23 people were wounded in gun violence on the city’s streets from Friday night to Sunday night.
A man was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a chase that ended with a crash and shots fired by officers in the North Austin neighborhood.
A Southwest Side man faces misdemeanor charges after police say he threw his baby into the air.
At least 14 people were shot and wounded and two men are dead following a series of shootings during an eight-hour span throughout the city late Saturday and early Sunday.