Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says despite the weekend violence that left nine dead, officers were able to diffuse a potentially dangerous situation on Michigan Avenue.
The city has been faced with another bloody weekend, as at least nine people have died from gun violence and more than two dozen others have been hurt in Chicago since Friday afternoon.
At least six people were killed and 36 others were wounded in separate shootings across Chicago late Friday into Sunday morning, authorities said.
Two men were killed and at least 17 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago late Friday into early Saturday.
Five men have been wounded — four fatally — in shootings in south and west suburbs this weekend. Two of the shootings happened in south suburban Harvey and another involved an off-duty Chicago police officer in west suburban Maywood.
At least 18 people — including a 15-year-old boy shot during an armed robbery attempt — were wounded in weekend shootings across the city.
At least five people were killed, and 23 others were wounded, by gunfire and other violence in Chicago this past weekend.
At least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city — mainly in the South, West and Near West sides — since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.
Three men are dead and at least 23 other people wounded from gun violence across the city since Friday night.
Four men were killed, and at least 16 others were wounded, in gun violence in Chicago over the weekend.
At least 20 people have been hurt in shootings across the city between Friday night and early Sunday, according to police. As of early Sunday afternoon none of the victims had died from their injuries.
Two boys – ages 13 and 14 – were among four killed, and at least 31 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend.
After another violent weekend that saw dozens of people shot across the city, residents of Englewood — one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods — said they’ve had enough, but cutting the amount of shootings and stabbings is not simply a matter of more police officers and smarter strategies.
Another sweltering weekend brought more violence to Chicago’s streets – with eight people killed and 37 others wounded in shootings or stabbings between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning.
At least eight people were killed and 40 others were injured in separate shootings in a violent weekend in Chicago.
At least 10 people were killed, and at least 43 more were wounded, in a rash of shootings in Chicago over the steamy holiday weekend.
Four people are dead and at least 28 others were wounded in weekend shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, including a 7-year-old girl shot while playing in front of her South Side home.
Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.
Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
Nine people were killed and at least 15 others wounded in shootings across the city from Friday night through Monday morning.