The 37-year-old officer was returning home from work around 10:30 p.m., still wearing his uniform, standing in the alley behind his mother’s home in the 2800 block of South Tripp Avenue, when someone in a minivan opened fire on him, police said.
The children — ages 6 and 7 — were in the 2000 block of North Tripp Avenue about 8:30 p.m. when a man driving a white SUV approached and tried to talk to them, according to the community alert from Area North detective.
The North Lawndale neighborhood shooting happened about 11:35 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Tripp Avenue.
A 33-year-old Berwyn man has been ordered held without bond for the fatal shooting of a man in the Little Village neighborhood last weekend.
One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.
A 41-year-old man was shot to death in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday.
After receiving 33 complaints since August against an overseas shipping company based on the Northwest Side, the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the firm.
A fire early this morning heavily damaged a church on the city’s West Side.