Kortillious Gipson, 23, is charged with first-degree murder for the death of 34-year-old Sam Walker on July 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.
Angelo Bennett said all he’s ever wanted to do since he was charged with murdering a gentlemen’s club manager was apologize to the slain man’s family. He got his chance on Wednesday.
Bullets riddled a McKinley Park home late Tuesday night, following an argument between two men, and a 61-year old woman was shot in the neck.
The 28-year-old delivery driver was shot when a group of people approached him and announced a robbery about 9:10 p.m. in the 100 block of North Kildare, police said. About 40 minutes earlier, at 8:35 p.m., a different delivery driver went to the same address to deliver food but was robbed at gunpoint instead.
The young victim was transported to Comer’s Children Hospital in critical condition, Chicago police said.
The fatal shooting happened Thursday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood. Ramon Gartman, 33, was discovered unresponsive in the 8400 block of South Commercial at 11:48 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his face, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
David Stewart and Demetrius Pitts had lost a friend to gun violence on a summer day in 2010. They joined a crowd at a memorial site at Kildare Avenue and Jackson Boulevard that evening to mourn the death; but before the night was over, Stewart allegedly opened fire and killed Pitts for failing to “protect” their slain pal.
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.
Ramon Gartman, 33, was discovered unresponsive in the 8400 block of South Commercial Avenue at 11:48 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his face, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The teen suspect was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, police said.
Officers responded to the home in the 200 block of Julia Drive at 1:18 p.m., found the front door open, and no one answered inside, according to a statement from Villa Park police. The officers went inside and found two people who had suffered gunshot wounds, police said. Both were dead at the scene.
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.
Illinois State Police said, shortly before 5 a.m., someone inside one vehicle fired multiple shots at another vehicle on the Bishop Ford, wounding a 26-year-old man in the second car. A 21-year-old man and 20-year-old woman who also were in that car were not wounded.
The 57-year-old man was inside a first-floor apartment in the 1400 block of East 69th Street about 1:15 a.m. when shots were fired from the hallway and he was hit in the right leg, police said.
The most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
About 11:10 p.m., a 20-year-old man was on a sidewalk in the 8700 block of South Wabash Avenue when two people walked up and one of them shot him in the leg, police said.
About 8:30 p.m., the 17-year-old was standing on the sidewalk with two other people in the 5500 block of West Fulton Street when someone fired at them from an alley, police said.
About 8:35 p.m., the woman was in a vehicle in the 3600 block of West 85th Place when someone in a nearby SUV shot her in the neck and cheek, police said.
About 5 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the right hand and hip in the 1600 block of West Juneway Terrace. An hour later, a 23-year-old man was wounded in a possible drive-by shooting in the 1300 block of West Greenleaf Avenue.