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Police Warn Of Robberies On West SidePolice are warning residents of a series of robberies over the past two weeks in the West Garfield Park and East Garfield Park neighborhoods on the West Side.
Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield ParkJaylyn Drounsaville, 21, was standing outside in the 3800 block of West Van Buren Street at 10:30 p.m. when someone approached and fatally shot him, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
1 Killed, 3 Wounded In East Garfield Park ShootingThe shooting happened at Horan Park in the 3000 block of West Van Buren at 10:36 a.m., according to police.
Man In Critical Condition After Setting Himself On Fire DowntownAuthorities responded to the corner of Franklin and Van Buren at 9:15 p.m. and found a person on fire, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez said.
Man Shot Near Eisenhower ExpresswayAbout 10:10 p.m., the man was standing in the 2400 block of West Van Buren when someone got out of a gray car and fired shots, striking the man in his abdomen and leg, police said. The shooter then got back in the car and drove off onto I-290.
Man Shot And Killed In GaryOfficers responded to a call of shots fired in the 3600 block of Van Buren Street in Gary at 8:44 p.m. and found a man who’d been shot at least once in his upper body, according to a statement from Gary police. Therical Gassion, 45, was taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, where he was pronounced dead.
Police: Man Struck By Car, Stabbed, Robbed On Near West SideThe 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.
Police: 1 Dead, 3 Wounded In West Garfield Park ShootingThe four men were inside a vehicle about 3 a.m. when they were shot in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street, police said.
West Garfield Park Building Partially Collapses In FireFirefighters were waiting for building inspectors to allow them to begin searching the rubble for victims in what’s left of the apartment building near Van Buren Street and Kostner Avenue.
Woman Attacked After Exiting Blue Line StationA man, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, attempted to sexually assault a woman in the 900 block of West Van Buren Street at 12:18 a.m. after following her as she rode the Blue Line from the Lake station.
Man Struck, Killed By Van In West Garfield ParkA 38-year-old man driving a van on a suspended license struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Man Shot Along West Garfield Park Safe Passage RouteThe 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.
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