Police have said 7-year-old Elijah Dace was with a group of children walking near 109th and Loomis strets around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, when two suspects – who were hiding on the side of a garage – jumped out and opened fire.
Community activist Andrew Holmes said the gunmen were hiding on the side of a garage, and jumped out as Elijah Dace walked with a group of kids near 109th and Loomis streets around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday. The shooters, who appeared to be teens, opened fire, and shot Elijah in the shoulder.
One woman was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting on the South Side Wednesday.
Authorities will have to wait another day before conducting autopsy on a decomposed body found in a drainage pipe near the home of a woman who’s been missing for more than two years.
A man was fatally shot in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Monday evening on the South Side.
Most recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Family and friends of Kariff Thomas and Nakisha Johnson said the couple was found early Saturday in the 12600 block of South Loomis Street.
Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.
Investigators in Harvey were “pursuing solid leads” in connection to the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man in the south suburb late Monday.
A Chicago Police officer was shot and wounded Wednesday night in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.
One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.
University of Illinois at Chicago campus police say another student has been robbed near the school’s campus – for the second time in less than a week.