A witness said at the scene he heard as many as 14 shots. Neighbors said Shaquise Buckner’s companion may have been the intended target.
The victim – identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as Kyle Fisher of Chicago Heights – was pronounced dead at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields.
The teen was shot by two males that were riding bicycles about 8:25 p.m. Thursday at Kedvale Park. The shooters rode away on their bikes after the shooting.
The boy was in Gilbert Park with several friends when a male fired multiple shots from behind some nearby bushes.
The teen victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition.
Flossmoor firefighters worked to free the teen outside the Flossmoor library, where the accident occurred.
A pregnant teen fatally shot on Christmas and dumped in Dolton played a role in her own death, authorities said Sunday as the girl’s boyfriend and older brother were ordered held without bond on murder charges.
The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.
The boy was found with a gunshot wound to the back about 1:35 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Vernon Street, police said.
The shooting happened 5 p.m. Friday near 79th and South Vernon Avenue on the city’s South Side.
The shooting happened outside Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy, and officers searched the front landscaping with flashlights Thursday night.
Chicago Police are seeking public assistance as they investigate a hit-and-run accident in the West Englewood neighborhood earlier this week that left a 65-year-old woman and her grandson with life-threatening injuries.
A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Thursday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, authorities said.
Two Wisconsin women who used a website to promote an “escort” service that was actually a front to prostitute a juvenile girl have been charged with human trafficking, according to police.
A Chicago police officer shot the teen about 3:15 p.m. Friday near East 93rd Street and South Chappel Avenue.
The shooting happened about 6:15 p.m. in the 5100 block of West North Avenue.
A 17-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound Friday night when the gun he was handling as he rode around the Northwest Side Dunning neighborhood with some female friends went off and struck him in the groin.
A 16-year-old boy west suburban boy is charged with unauthorized video recording and disorderly conduct after a hidden surveillance camera was found in November in his neighbors’ bedroom.
A northwest Indiana middle school teacher was charged Monday with child solicitation after he allegedly engaged in sexually explicit conversations with a teen girl, according to prosecutors.
Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached a teen girl and fondled her on an Orange Line train last week.