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4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatality happened Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Milon L. Carvis, 42, was standing on the sidewalk about 4:15 p.m. with several other adults in the 7800 block of South Seeley when a male walked up and fired shots.

04/06/2015

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Two killed, Six wounded In Shootings Friday On South, SW Sides: Police

The most recent fatality happened about 2 p.m. in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

04/03/2015

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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings On South Side

The most recent homicide happened about 8:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. A 36-year-old man was standing in the 100 bock of East 69th Street, when at least one person walked up and shot him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

04/03/2015

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Garcia Blasts Emanuel On Rise In Murders, Shootings

Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Wednesday sought to use residents’ unease about the city’s latest crime statistics to slow Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s momentum ahead of next week’s runoff election.

04/02/2015

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One Killed, Eight Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder about 6:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 71st Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died.

04/02/2015

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Overall Crime Down Through March; But Shootings And Murders Up

Through the end of March, murders and shootings were up in Chicago, compared to the same time last year, but police said overall crime is down in the city.

04/01/2015

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One Dead, Eight Wounded In Monday Shootings

About 1:50 p.m., a man was shot to death in Englewood, police said. Keith Stokes, 24, was riding in a vehicle in the 5700 block of South Morgan when another vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting. Stokes was shot several times in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:07 p.m.

03/31/2015

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2 Killed, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was shot to death early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.

03/30/2015

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4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. A witness saw the man, between 18 and 25 years old, in an alley with several other males when gunshots were heard, police said. A red SUV was seen driving from the scene.

03/23/2015

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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Morning

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.

03/19/2015

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5 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the first fatal shooting of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sunday afternoon.

03/16/2015

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3 Killed, 11 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

The first fatal shooting on the day occurred in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. A 19-year-old man was fatally shot at 2:55 p.m. in the 900 block of West Agatite, police said. He was dead at the scene.

03/10/2015

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2 Killed, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The two men were fatally shot inside a parked vehicle early Saturday in the Pilsen neighborhood. About 1:30 a.m., Johnathan Ramirez, 18, and Santos Bueno, 22, were sitting in the vehicle in the 1000 block of West 18th Street when someone walked up and fired shots.

03/09/2015

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Six Wounded In Shootings On Thursday

A 16-year-old boy was wounded in the most recent shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A gray or silver truck pulled up near the boy in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street, and a male inside fired shots.

03/06/2015

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Chicago’s Gun Problem — There Are Too Many

Despite comparable resources to other big city’s, Chicago’s violence continues to outpace the likes of New York and Los Angeles — why?

02/27/2015

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Place found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hip, police said.

02/23/2015

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Chicago Shooting Deaths Are Up … Or Down, Depending On How You Look At It

Johnson: It’s annoying that people constantly scream about year-to-year shooting statistics on every article that decides to use a different stat, and it’s annoying that we (the press) cling to year-to-year changes as if two years can tell our readers everything they need to know. Two years is nothing!

01/28/2015

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1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two men, ages 31 and 35, were standing on a sidewalk Friday night in the 0-100 block of South Kostner when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. The older man, later identified as Michael Harrison, was shot in the abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

01/12/2015

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1 Killed, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The fatal shooting–the first of the new year–happened about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

01/05/2015

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Nine Shot In Chicago On New Year’s Day

Most recently, two males were shot in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Thursday night.

01/02/2015

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