Police responding to reports of a person shot in the 5900 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 1:15 a.m. found the teen lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The man, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The teen was shot in the head about 7:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East 133rd Street, police said.
Deafro Brakes, 17, Tarik Brakes, 16 and Isiah Penn, 17 were each charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery with a firearm. Tuesday afternoon, a judge ordered Deafro and Tarik Brakes held without bail, and set Penn’s bond at $2 million.
About 4:45 p.m., the four were approached by gunmen in the vestibule of a building in the 5700 block of South Michigan Avenue, police said. The gunmen opened fire and ran away.
Two more suspects were in custody Monday morning in the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was killed while protecting his brother from muggers this weekend. Sources said charges were likely Monday afternoon.
A 15-year-old boy shot dead during a robbery attempt was among three people killed and at least 29 others wounded in shootings across the city this weekend.
Two south suburban men have each been sentenced to 95 years in prison in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old man mistakenly thought to be involved in an earlier fight with one of the men.
About 7:21 p.m., the 32-year-old was standing in the 7500 block of South Western Avenue when she heard several shots and immediately felt pain, police said. She suffered two gunshot wounds to her left calf.
Earlier this year, John Larkin accused police and prosecutors of eavesdropping on a constitutionally protected discussion between Larkin and his former lawyers. A judge later shot down Larkin’s request to throw out the charge pending against him because of the recording.
A 21-year-old man died Wednesday after being wounded in a drive-by shooting near Truman College Tuesday morning.
Nine people were shot throughout the city on Tuesday, including two teenagers who were waiting for a bus.
Police said someone in a black 4-door sedan heading west on the 1100 block of West Wilson Avenue opened fire around 10 a.m. – apparently aiming at another vehicle – and ended up hitting a 21-year-old man on the street. Police said the man was not the intended target.
Family and friends were remembering a slain Loyola University student Tuesday morning, four days after he was shot and killed during a robbery near campus.
Two teenagers were shot Tuesday morning while waiting to board a CTA bus on the Near West Side.
At 4:49 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The man was shot several times in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said.
Mutahir Rauf, 23, was shot and killed in an attempted robbery Friday night.
The sergeant watched the 45-year-old man shoot another male about 6:30 p.m. in a business near 111th Street and Spaulding Avenue, according police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Officers could be seen investigating inside Blackthorn Pub, at 3300 W. 111th St.
The man, 33, was in the 2800 block of West 53rd Street about 9:10 p.m. when he was approached by six to eight males who took his cell phone and fired shots.
The shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. in the 700 block of South Albany Avenue. A 22-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman both were shot in the leg.