About 8:45 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking in the 5200 block of South Emerald Avenue when someone walked out of a nearby gangway and opened fire, police said. The shooter then jumped in a vehicle, which sped away.
About 9 p.m., a 22-year-old man and two other people were yelling at each other at J.C. Ehlert Park near Congress Park and Elm avenues, according to a statement from Brookfield police. One of the other people then shot him in the back.
A man and woman were standing outside about 12:15 a.m. in the 10200 block of South State Street when someone got out of a white vehicle and opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The vehicle then drove away.
An 18-year-old man was walking in the 6600 block of South Blackstone Avenue just after 10 p.m. when a shooter walked up and shot him repeatedly, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
The 32-year-old was shot in the back about 7 p.m. in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue, police said.
About 1:15 p.m., Joseph Gaithers, 35, was talking with another person in the 8000 block of South King Drive, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The other person pulled out a gun and then shot Gaithers in the head.
A police officer could have easily shot a boy who was playing with a toy gun during a recent encounter — and the shooting would have been justified — Plainfield’s police chief tells WBBM.
Outspoken anti-violence activist Rev. Michael Pfleger said Chicago’s mayor and police superintendent might have gone too far in the past couple days, in their criticism of the father of a 7-year-old boy who was slain over the July 4th weekend.
Marquell D. Barnes, 20, faces one count of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and use of a stolen firearm to commit an offense, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also charged with one misdemeanor count of resisting or obstructing a peace officer.
Manus Shannon, 27, of the 12800 block of South Irving Avenue in Blue Island, faces one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.
A man who narrowly escaped injury in a shooting that killed a teenager at a park dedicated to non-violence said the experience has changed his life.
Fourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 53 others injured since Thursday evening.
The 22-year-old man was standing in an alley in the 400 block of North Cicero Avenue at 2:25 a.m. when he “heard shots and felt pain,” police said.
The 52-year-old man was walking in the 7700 block of South Eberhart Avenue at 12:30 a.m. when he heard shots ring out, police said.
The 22-year-old man was walking to his vehicle in the 1200 block of West 87th Street at 12:50 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, police said.
About 8:10 p.m., two gunmen approached the victims in the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue and opened fire, police said.
A 20-year-old man was fatally shot while riding his bicycle in Little Village Thursday night, police said.
A 50-year-old man was killed and a 38-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday night. About 9:50 p.m., the two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 3600 block of West 16th Street when two males walked up and opened fire, police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 22-year-old man was driving in the 11100 block of South Hamlet Avenue when a black SUV pulled alongside and a gunman inside shot him in the abdomen, police said.