The nephew of a prominent community activist was critically wounded on Thursday, when he and another teenager were shot in broad daylight in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
The girl was with her grandmother about 3:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Marquette Road, when the man attempted to lure her into a black four-door pickup truck, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
Police said the two were standing on the corner of West Marquette Road and South Sangamon Street about 10:10 p.m. when a male shooter approached on foot and fired shots.
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at the officer during a chase in the Park Manor neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
At least 11 people were wounded — two fatally — in gun violence in the city since Friday night.
Two people are dead, and six others have been injured, in shootings so far this weekend.
A vehicle struck a bicyclist Sunday in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.
The search is on Tuesday morning for a gunman who shot and killed a man in the South Austin neighborhood, then sped off on a bicycle.
Three men were shot near the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters had their hands full battling a house fire on the South Side overnight.
Eight people were wounded in shootings Saturday night and early Sunday on the South and West sides.
Two Chicago Public Schools will be spending an extra 90 minutes in class Monday, joining 11 others that have already done so.
A 55-year-old man was killed and at least 14 others were wounded in shootings throughout the city between late Saturday and Sunday morning, including five men wounded in separate shootings during a violent 20-minute period on the South Side.
Police shot and killed a man on the city’s South Side overnight.
It was a major mess overnight when a semi-trailer truck lost control on the Dan Ryan Expressway and spilled its load of 38,000 pounds of steel.
A man was seriously wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.