Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 11:10 a.m. found the victim in the 200 block of South Lotus Avenue, according to preliminary information from police. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Kenneth F. Newsome, 19, faces 15 felony charges including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Edwardo Correa Hernandez, 20, was charged with a felony count of mob action and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a knife.
Steven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.
A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.
Joshua Poe, 26, shot Curtis Lyons in the head about 3:10 p.m. in the 3100 block of West 84th Place, authorities said. Lyons, of the 8000 block of South Richmond Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Omar Dixon, 23, is charged with murder and armed robbery, according to Chicago Police. The victim was walking through a gangway at 5:52 p.m. Jan. 14 in the 8100 block of South Artesian Avenue when Dixon approached, pulled a handgun and announced a robbery before shooting Harris in the chest, according to police.
Two men were ordered held on $500,000 bonds Wednesday after being charged with shooting a man several times last week in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
Vicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.
About 3:30 p.m., the 40-year-old man was inside a church in the 1700 block of West 48th Street when someone outside fired shots into the building, police said.
A man was shot and seriously wounded Sunday afternoon near a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
A man was shot with a shotgun during a home invasion early Saturday in northwest suburban Elgin.
A woman’s car was struck by a bullet around 1:15 a.m. on the ramp from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the outbound Stevenson Expressway.
About 3 a.m., officers found Israel C. Pena unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Officers found the man, 20, unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest about 3 a.m. in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
The two men, 24 and 29, were both shot in the head about 2:05 a.m. near 119th Street and Yale Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines, citing preliminary information.
As Joliet police continued their search for the second robber in a holdup that left a convenience store clerk and a robber dead last week, investigators were hoping someone would come forward with information to help them crack the case.
Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Evanston police.
About 1:40 p.m., 23-year-old Angelo Porter was walking in the 600 block of East 51st Street, at the northern end of Washington Park, when a person approached him from behind and shot him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The 16-year-old was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass to a vehicle, police said.
In the most recent fatal incident, officers found a man shot multiple times early Saturday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.