Robert Smith, 21, of the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue, is charged with first-degree murder in the Sept. 30 shooting death of 16-year-old Camerion Blair, authorities said.
A memorial service was held Saturday for a 25-year-old man who was shot and killed during a robbery earlier this week, and his family and friends made a plea for justice.
The 25-year-old was found about 3:20 a.m. lying in the street in the 7800 block of South Jeffery Boulevard with a gunshot wound to his chest, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
The victims – a man, two women, and a teenage girl – were standing outside a Pizza Hut in the 6700 block of South Stony Island Avenue around 10:40 p.m., when a small white car circled around them, and someone in the car opened fire.
The 22-year-old got into an argument with a “known offender” outside in the 7800 block of South Bennett about 9:15 p.m.
Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th), who earlier criticized the Mariano’s grocery store chain for ignoring her ward, has taken the company’s top man on a tour of possible sites to open a new store.
Four people were shot early Sunday in the South Shore neighborhood.
A 23-year-old was shot in the head and chest in the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue around 9:20 p.m. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he later died, police said.
The man, 23, suffered gunshot wounds to the head and chest about 9:20 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue.
A South Side man charged in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month in the South Shore neighborhood has been ordered held without bond.
Officers responding to a call of a person down about 3:40 a.m. found the 23-year-old shot to death in the entryway of an apartment in the 6700 block of South Clyde Avenue.
Someone leaned from a gray four-day sedan on the 2500 block of East 79th Street at about 6:15 p.m. and opened fire on a store. A 53-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both of whom were inside the store at the time, were wounded.
Police said the boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Colfax Avenue, holding a gun, when he accidentally shot himself in the foot around 12:15 a.m.
It’s the only vacant Dominick’s store left in Chicago, and now people who live nearby are taking matters into their own hands. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Police, Cook County Crime Stoppers and members of two murder victims’ families went door-to-door in the south side Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood looking for clues, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Most recently, a 24-year-old man was wounded in the Gage Park neighborhood about 7:15 p.m. The man was in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue when he was shot multiple times, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition.
Students at a South Side elementary school were hoping to send a message to their community, despite the recent shooting of six people a mile away from their school.
Detectives were reviewing surveillance video from surrounding businesses, and a nearby police blue light camera to find out if they can identify the gunman.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.