The most recent homicide happened about 8:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. A 36-year-old man was standing in the 100 bock of East 69th Street, when at least one person walked up and shot him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.
The victim, a 16-year-old boy, was found lying on the ground in the 1200 block of West 57th Street at 10:10 a.m., police said. He had been shot several times and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
About 1:50 p.m., a man was shot to death in Englewood, police said. Keith Stokes, 24, was riding in a vehicle in the 5700 block of South Morgan when another vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting. Stokes was shot several times in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:07 p.m.
An early morning fire in West Englewood spread to three homes before firefighters put out the flames.
The officers were responding to an emergency medical service call of a man not breathing about 4:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Marshfield, according to a statement from Chicago Police. The officers were met by the victim’s family who said the man was not breathing.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Place found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hip, police said.
A man was fatally shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood. Officers responding to a shots fired complaint about 11:15 a.m. in the 8100 block of South Chappel found a man unresponsive in an alley with multiple gunshot wounds, police said.
About 8:50 p.m., the 34-year-old man was hit in the head with a gun in the 2000 block of West 68th Place, police said. After he was hit, the gun went off and he was shot in the hand.
A robbery Sunday evening in the Austin neighborhood left a man dead and an 8-year-old boy injured. Ron Hernandez, 45, was standing on the sidewalk about 5:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Washington when someone walked up and announced a robbery, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Neighbors said the victim, 44-year-old Miguel Haro was rehabbing a house with three other men in the 7200 block of South Hermitage Avenue, when Haro and another worker were approached by at least two men.
Willie Brown, 18, was charged with murder for the death of 4-month-old Demari Brown, whom he was watching on Sept. 26, 2013 at the child’s home in the 6000 block of South Honore, authorities said. Brown was found not guilty of all charges Tuesday following a bench trial before Judge Vincent Gaughan, court records show.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
Two women were shot Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
One woman was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting on the South Side Wednesday.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
Seven people were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning, after high carbon monoxide readings were detected at a West Englewood high school.
The most recent fatal shooting happened after an armed robbery attempt just before midnight in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
About 9:45 p.m., the two were standing on the front porch of a building in the 1500 block of West 72nd Place when three males walked by and at least one of them opened fire, police said.
The man told police he had been shot in the 6700 block of South Hermitage Avenue.