In the most recent shooting, a man was seriously wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
Anthony Gates, of Riverdale, has been charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery.
Around 10 p.m., the officer’s 21-year-old daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend were involved in a domestic dispute in the 2200 block of East 68th Street. The boyfriend then shot the 49-year-old officer and her daughter, and fled with his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter
About 1 a.m., the 22-year-old was found shot several times in the doorway on the second floor of an apartment building in the 7300 block of South Blackstone Avenue, police said.
Neighbors said they were returning from grocery shopping when the boy’s mother approached them screaming and saying her son had been shot, and she would pay them for a ride to the hospital.
A boy was shot in the South Shore neighborhood Wednesday evening.
The porch in the 1600 block of East 74th Place gave way about 5:50 p.m. Monday, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva said.
The porch in the 1600 block of East 74th Place gave way about 5:50 p.m.
Dahvie Holmes, 20, of the 7600 block of South South Shore Drive, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Sept. 30 shooting death of 16-year-old Camerion Blair, authorities said.
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.