The man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.
The 39-year-old man was making a delivery at a home near East 99th Street and South Paxton Avenue when a gunman emerged from a gangway and opened fire.
A downstate Illinois man was denied bond Friday for allegedly fatally shooting a teenage boy in the South Shore neighborhood in 2007.
Three Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares
Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.
At least eight people have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Thursday night.
The two were outside in the 6700 block of South Paxton Avenue at 11 p.m. when two male gunmen approached on foot and opened fire.
A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized Tuesday morning, after being stabbed in the leg in a fight with three other girls in the South Shore neighborhood.