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.
The most recent fatal shooting was around 2:30 a.m., when two men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood. Corey Hudson, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.
Two men, ages 34 and 35, were standing outside in the 2000 block of West 63rd Street about 2:37 a.m. when a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. The vehicle then drove off in an unknown direction.
Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 1:45 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Winchester Avenue found the 19-year-old in the street with gunshot wounds to the head and back.
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The most recent shooting happened about 11:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Escanaba Avenue, where a 21-year-old man was driving when someone opened fire, striking the man in the face and back, police said.
The fire started around 9:30 a.m. at a house at 6629 S. Bishop St., and ended up spreading to a house next door. No one was home at either house at the time, but both homes were significantly damaged by the blaze.
Mario Hess – who also went by the stage names Blood Money and Big Glo – was shot in the chest outside his family’s home in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street around 9:30 p.m.
Herbert L. Goode was shot multiple times on Saturday afternoon in the 2300 block of West 57th Street outside an industrial building he owned in West Englewood. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Police have found two children who went missing from the West Englewood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.
George Patterson, 51, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, faces one count of murder in connection to the Aug. 9, 2009 incident.
The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred Wednesday evening when two teens were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A West Englewood man was ordered held on $500,000 bond Friday for allegedly killing his 28-day-old son on Halloween.
Sources said the man’s friend was found shot to death in a stairwell less than two miles away last week, and authorities believe the deaths are related.
Police said the attack happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, near the Green Line station at 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue.
The youngest person wounded was a boy thought to be 5 or 6, who was shot in the shoulder about 5:40 p.m. near 56th and Mozart streets.
The four men were sitting in a vehicle in the 1400 block of West 73rd Place when two gunmen opened fire on them about 6:20 p.m.
The man, thought to be about 18-20 years old, was found dead in a back stairwell in the 6500 block of South Bishop Street.
A Friday autopsy determined Demari Brown died from multiple blunt force injuries and child abuse, and the death was ruled a homicide,
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