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Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

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.


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Man Shot At Park In Brookfield

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.


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2 Wounded In Far South Side Shooting

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.


Police cordon off a vacant lot in Woodlawn where an 18-year-old man was found fatally shot late Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot And Killed In Woodlawn

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.


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Man Shot, Critically Wounded In East Garfield Park

The 32-year-old was shot in the back about 7 p.m. in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue, police said.


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Man Killed In Chatham Shooting

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.


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Kid Toting Toy Gun Was In Danger Of Being Shot By Cop, Plainfield Chief Says

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.


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Pfleger: Shaming Father Of 7-Year-Old Murder Victim Might Be Counterproductive

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.


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Man Charged With Streeterville Shooting After Navy Pier Fireworks

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.


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Man Charged With Shooting Two At Roseland Party

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.


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1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

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 Chicago police officer searches for evidence after a teenager was shot and killed in Hadiya Pendleton Park on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Young Man Wants To Leave Chicago After Escaping Deadly Shooting At Hadiya Pendleton Park

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.


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9 Killed, 53 Wounded In Holiday Weekend Shootings

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.


Police investigate after a 22-year-old man was shot in the 400 block of North Cicero Avenue. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Seriously Wounded In Austin Shooting

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.


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Man Critically Wounded In Greater Grand Crossing Shooting

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.


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Man Shot In Auburn-Gresham

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.


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Man, Woman Shot In Grand Crossing

About 8:10 p.m., two gunmen approached the victims in the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue and opened fire, police said.


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Man Fatally Shot While Riding Bike In Little Village

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot while riding his bicycle in Little Village Thursday night, police said.


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1 Killed, 7 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

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.


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1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

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.