About 2 a.m., the 40-year-old was inside a lounge in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when at least two people entered the rear of the building and opened fire, striking the man in the chest, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer. The suspects then fled the scene.
A shooting in Rockford has left four people dead, including two young boys Saturday evening.
One person is recovering after being shot on the Stevenson Expressway. It happened around 9:30 near the Central Avenue ramp Saturday night.
Leroy Griffin, 18, was shot in the head around 7 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2013, in the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Jesus Garcia Jr., 28, was found lying on the street by police about 6 p.m. near the intersection of Montgomery Road and Fourth Street, police said in a statement.
The 36-year-old was standing outside Sound-Bar, 226 W. Ontario St., at 3:50 a.m. when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him in the back, police said.
The great aunt of two of the suspects charged with killing an honor roll student during a mugging last week said her nephews were good boys growing up, and she hopes, whatever happens with the case, her nephews can be shown mercy.
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.