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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Lawndale

The man, thought to be in his 20s, was shot in the chest about 4:25 a.m. in the 2800 block of West Fillmore Street, police said.

08/28/2015

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Eight Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across Chicago

Most recently, two men were shot late Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The men, ages 19 and 20, were standing outside in the 1500 block of North Linder about 10:25 p.m. when shots were fired in their direction from a group of males standing on the corner across the street, according to Chicago Police.

08/28/2015

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Emanuel: Journalists’ Murders “Stark Reminder” Of Need For Better Gun Control, Mental Health Treatment

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a longtime supporter of stricter gun control, said the on-air murders of a Virginia TV reporter and photographer served as “stark reminder” the government needs to be “shocked into action.”

08/27/2015

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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

Most recently, a man died after he was shot Wednesday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.

08/27/2015

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Girl, 14, Shot In East Garfield Park

The girl was standing on a corner in the 3800 block of West Adams Street about 9:30 p.m. when she heard shots and realized she had been hit, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

08/27/2015

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Man Wounded In South Shore Shooting

The 34-year-old man was standing outside of a vehicle near 67th Street and East End Avenue about 12:40 a.m. when a gray vehicle approached and someone inside fired at him, police said.

08/27/2015

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Man Shot In Park Manor

The 22-year-old was standing outside in the 300 block of East 69th Street about 11:20 p.m. when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, police said.

08/27/2015

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Man Wounded In Humboldt Park Drive-By Shooting

At 1 p.m., the man was near the 400 block of North Hamlin Avenue when a silver sedan drove past and someone inside shot him, police said.

08/27/2015

Authorities investigate a shooting Wednesday night near 51st and May in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.

08/27/2015

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1 Killed, 3 Wounded In East Garfield Park Shooting

The shooting happened at Horan Park in the 3000 block of West Van Buren at 10:36 a.m., according to police.

08/26/2015

(Clockwise from top left) Brandon Phillips, Shawn Johnson, Adam Talley, and Adam Miller have been charged with firing shots at a house party in Matteson, resulting in a standoff that lasted more than three hours before the home was raided. (Credit: Matteson Police)

Four Charged After Shots Fired, Home Barricaded During Matteson Party

Brandon D. Phillips, 22; Shawn Johnson, 24; Adam J. Miller, 25; and Adam A. Talley, 22, are each charged with one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Matteson police. All may also face additional charges, police said.

08/26/2015

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2 Killed, 10 Wounded In South Side Shootings

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.

08/26/2015

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Three Wounded In Chatham Drive-By Shooting

Police said the victims were standing on the sidewalk in the 8000 block of South Normal Avenue around 12:50 p.m., when a vehicle pulled up, and someone inside opened fire.

08/25/2015

A clerk at Kwick Shop Liquor in Wauconda shot and killed an armed robber on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Robber Shot And Killed In Wauconda Identified As Ex-Con

Authorities have identified the man who tried to hold up a Wauconda liquor store on Sunday, only to be shot dead by the clerk.

08/25/2015

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1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

The fatal shooting happened about 8:20 p.m. in Humboldt Park’s 1100 block of North Keeler Avenue.

08/25/2015

A clerk at Kwick Shop Liquor in Wauconda shot and killed an armed robber on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Charges Unlikely For Store Clerk Who Killed Armed Robber

The family that runs Kwick Shop Liquor has owned the convenience store for 2 ½ years, and said there has never been a robbery attempt before.

08/24/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Brother In July

Dequan Hopkins, 19, was charged with murder while committing another forcible felony, and aggravated discharge of a firearm for the shooting death of his brother, 22-year-old Jovan Dovantae Hopkins, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office and Chicago Police.

08/24/2015

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Wauconda Store Robbery Ends With Clerk Fatally Shooting Suspect

Wauconda police say a store clerk shot and killed an armed robber last night.

08/24/2015

Police said a security guard shot three people outside Lake & Cicero Ice House liquor store early Friday, after they fired shots at someone in another vehicle. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Three Shot, One Fatally, Outside Austin Liquor Store

A woman was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting outside a liquor store in the Austin neighborhood early Friday.

08/21/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Teen In South Chicago

A teenager was in the hospital early Friday, after Chicago police shot him when he allegedly refused to drop a weapon in the South Chicago neighborhood.

08/21/2015

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