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Most recently, a man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of West Washington Boulevard about 10:35 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks.
The 24-year-old woman was outside in the 12300 block of South Normal Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. when she heard shots and realized she’d been hit, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Two males were killed in the most recent fatal shooting early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. The two were driving in the 1600 block of North Cicero about 3:50 a.m. when a light-colored vehicle pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots.
The fatal shooting happened Thursday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood. Ramon Gartman, 33, was discovered unresponsive in the 8400 block of South Commercial at 11:48 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his face, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The 25-year-old woman was stabbed in the chest and both arms by a 27-year-old man during a dispute in the 11700 block of South Justine about 11 a.m., police said.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was shot to death early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
The two men, 24 and 29, were both shot in the head about 2:05 a.m. near 119th Street and Yale Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines, citing preliminary information.
Children were crossing the street around 4 p.m. Monday, when an SUV traveling “at a high rate of speed” struck the 27-year-old crossing guard at the intersection of 127th Street and Union Avenue, according to police.
Firefighters were called to Hyde Park AME Church just after 3 a.m. When they arrived, they saw flames burning though the roof, which later collapsed as fire crews poured water on the burning building.
Nine people were shot throughout the city on Tuesday, including two teenagers who were waiting for a bus.
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.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the West Pullman neighborhood. About 5 p.m., police found a 30-year-old man unresponsive on the sidewalk in the 11600 block of South Racine with a gunshot wound to his back, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 13-year-old boy who failed to bring a parent to a parent-teacher conference at his school last May was whipped with an electric cord by an “angry” family member, prosecutors alleged in court Sunday.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m., when two men were wounded in a drive-by attack in the Gresham neighborhood.
The man, 20, was shot shortly after 2 a.m. near 116th Street and Stewart Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said. Witnesses told police they heard five or six shots and saw two males running away from the scene of the shooting.
Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.
The man, who is in his 20s, was walking in the 11600 block of South Michigan Avenue about 3:15 a.m. when a male approached on foot and fired multiple shots
Most recently, a man was grazed by a bullet Thursday night in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.