A man was shot to death Saturday afternoon on the North Side.
A son was killed and his mother is fighting to stay alive after a shooting on the Southwest Side early Saturday.
A person of interest arrested in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeff Westerfield on Sunday remained in custody on Friday, but has yet to be charged.
The male, whose age was not immediately known, fired shots at police officers about 2:50 a.m. near West 64th Street and South Campbell Avenue, police said. Police returned fire, but no one was injured in the shooting.
Authorities in northwest Indiana were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of a suspect or suspects in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, even though police have said publicly they’re “fairly confident” the suspect was arrested the same day Westerfield was slain.
The 29-year-old told police he was in his vehicle, talking to a friend in the 900 block of North Leclaire Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain about 11:50 p.m.
Richard Magnan, 35, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in a Walgreens parking lot early July 5.
After losing his first-born daughter and his youngest son to gun violence in less than a year, Pierre Curry said “I’m going to lose my mind.”
A woman was shot in the head Tuesday afternoon in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.
Police were investigating an apparent gun battle between occupants of two cars near the corner of Concord Drive and Division Street.
Gang members fear if they back down in confrontations with police, they will face beatings or financial sanctions from gang leaders, Chicago’s top cop says.
Officers responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun spotted three men standing on a corner in Greater Grand Crossing. One of the men ran when police tried to question them, then fired at an officer who gave chase. The officer returned fire, and shot the suspect.
The shooting happened at 4:17 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Monroe Street, police said. One woman, 21, was shot in the arm, police said. The other woman, also 21, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Two men, ages 34 and 35, were standing outside in the 2000 block of West 63rd Street about 2:37 a.m. when a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. The vehicle then drove off in an unknown direction.
About 2:15 a.m., two men — 34 and 39 — were in a vehicle in the 4700 block of West Diversey Avenue when they stopped at a traffic light, police said. Someone drove up in a vehicle, then exited the vehicle and fired shots at them.
A robbery attempt turned into a shootout in the Washington Heights neighborhood late Wednesday night. Three people ended up shot in an apartment building in the 1400 block of West 90th Street, including the robbers.
The boy, whose name was being withheld because of his age, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated battery.
Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 1:45 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Winchester Avenue found the 19-year-old in the street with gunshot wounds to the head and back.
The men, both 18, were with a group of people in a parking lot in the 5500 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 10:45 p.m. when an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired at them, police said.
A 16-year-old boy was critically wounded when he was shot in the head Tuesday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.About 5:18 p.m., the teen was shot in the 1200 block of North Keeler Avenue, police said.