Fourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 53 others injured since Thursday evening.
About 7 p.m., officers found the man shot several times in the head and chest in the 9200 block of South Aberdeen Street, police said.
The shooting happened at 11:56 p.m. near 92nd and Laflin streets, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Firefighters responded to the blaze shortly before 2 a.m. at a 1 1/2-story home in the 9900 block of South Wallace Street, according Fire Media Affairs.
The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy killed by a dog Monday night said the dog’s owner got off too light, after being cited for two ordinance violations.
Witnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.
Chicago police are investigating the killing of a 21-year-old Olive-Harvey College student gunned down late Monday night near his home in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
About 10:30 p.m., 21-year-old D’Montre Smith was standing in the 10200 block of South May Street when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the chest, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was later found lying in a gangway.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder about 6:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 71st Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died.
The first fatal shooting on the day occurred in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. A 19-year-old man was fatally shot at 2:55 p.m. in the 900 block of West Agatite, police said. He was dead at the scene.
A driver was seriously injured, and a South Side family was startled out of their beds, when the man crashed his car into a home in the Washington Heights neighborhood early Friday.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning on the Near West Side. Shawn Holloway, 21, was shot in the side and back about 11 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Warren Boulevard, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
About 6:50 p.m. Saturday, officers responding to a call of a shots fired in the 9600 block of South Green Street found 18-year-old Bernard Pippen lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the neck, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Marcus Dee, 31, fatally shot himself after shooting 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein in a domestic-related incident at the Nordstrom store at 55 E. Grand on Friday night, authorities said. Ezaldein, a seasonal employee at the store, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on Saturday afternoon.
Fire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside.
Police are searching for two people who attempted to lure a 9-year-old boy into a car earlier this month in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
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.
Just before midnight, the two men were shot in the 9300 block of South Wallace.
The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.
A 19-year-old woman was shot and killed Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, and at least seven other people were wounded in various other shootings across the city.