Police said the 28-year-old woman killed shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, when her ex-boyfriend walked up and shot her while she was sitting in a parked minivan in the 7200 block of South Bennett Avenue.
A teenage boy was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
About 2:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot multiple times as he drove his vehicle in the 400 block of East 47th Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His 26-year-old passenger was shot in the back and also suffered a graze wound to the neck, police said. He was being treated at Stroger Hospital.
About 10:30 p.m., 21-year-old D’Montre Smith was standing in the 10200 block of South May Street when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the chest, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was later found lying in a gangway.
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.
Alexander Gonzalez, 25, faces one count of first-degree murder for the shooting of Edgar Muneton last month, according to Chicago Police. He is also charged with possession of a controlled substance.
An Uber driver put his concealed carry permit to use Friday night when he pulled a handgun and opened fire on a man he saw firing a pistol into a group of people on a Logan Square sidewalk, according to prosecutors.
University police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.
About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man – thought to be in his 20s – were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne Avenue when someone with a gun got out of a car and opened fire, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
A Chicago Police detective and Cook County prosecutor testified Thursday that off-duty police officer Dante Servin told them he opened fire toward a group of West Side partygoers because he saw a gun pointed at him.
Police said the boy was walking along the 5700 block of South Bishop Street around 10 p.m., when he was approached by unknown offenders who began shooting.
The shooting happened about 12:10 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Maypole Avenue, police said. The man was walking when two men approached and announced a robbery.
One boy, 16, was shot in the neck while the other, a 17-year-old, was shot in the right shoulder, police said.
Police were hoping surveillance cameras might help them catch suspect or suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old woman in the Uptown neighborhood overnight.
A 24-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle about 1:50 a.m. in the 4500 block of North Broadway when gunfire erupted and she was struck in the head, police said.
About 9:20 p.m., the teen was getting into a car in the 6000 block of West Wabansia when he heard shots and realized he had been struck in the right shoulder, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
About 9:55 p.m., officers found the teen with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and both legs in the 4100 block of West 16th Street, police said.
About 11:50 p.m., he was getting out of a vehicle in the 8200 block of South Muskegon Avenue when someone walked up and opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
About 10:25 p.m., the 28-year-old was stopped at a stoplight in the 7100 block of South Vincennes Avenue when a silver sedan pulled up alongside and the passenger opened fire, police said.