Officers were called to a mortuary in the 5700 block of West Madison on Monday evening, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.
A man who police said was suffering emotional distress allegedly threatened a neighbor, then set fire to his own West Side home as police were trying to coax him outside.
The man, 38, was inside the home in the 4000 block of West 21st Place about 10:45 p.m. when another member of the household got a threatening phone call. Shots rang out a short time later outside the home and a bullet came through the window.
The teenager was crossing the street about 8:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Spaulding Avenue when a tan-colored minivan drove past and someone inside the vehicle fired shots.
Gregory Shanks, 47, was stabbed in the chest about 2:55 p.m. when he was involved in an argument with another male at an apartment building in the 700 block of North Trumbull Avenue.
Authorities found 32-year-old Paul Carter with stab wounds at his home Tuesday morning in the 5000 block of West Gladys Avenue.
Patrick Calhoun, 22, faces six counts of aggravated battery in connection with the shooting about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the 4900 block of West Race Avenue.
Two men were standing in the front vestibule of an apartment building in the 300 block of North Central Avenue about 1:25 a.m. on Dec. 14, when Phillip Allison allegedly entered and opened fire.
About 7:46 p.m., the 19-year-old was shot several times in the abdomen in the 1100 block of North Laramie Avenue.
Officers responding to calls of a person shot in the 0-100 block of South Mason Avenue about 10:40 p.m. found a 23-year-old man unresponsive in a stairwell.
The two men, 19 and 23, were standing on a sidewalk about 8:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Massasoit Avenue when another male approached and started shooting at them.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 9 p.m. found the man, thought to be in his 30’s, dead in an alley in the 300 block of North Parkside Avenue.
He was apparently lying on his couch in the living room of his first floor apartment when seven shots were fired from the outside and bullets came through the window.
Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.
Robert E. Perdue and Terrell Wilkerson, both 21, face armed robbery and home invasion charges in connection with four incidents a prosecutor said took place over about 35 minutes Saturday on the West Side.
The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway.
A man died Wednesday evening after he was shot in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Early Wednesday morning, another man on the West Side was killed in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 1:25 a.m. found the 27-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway.
Eddie Winters, a candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives 10th District seat, filed the suit against former Alderman Ed Smith (28th), claiming Smith referred to him as a “wife-beater” who “failed to pay child support and leaves his kids starving.”
Around 2 a.m., four men left a West Side bar in a sedan after getting into a verbal altercation with another group of men. While sitting at a stoplight, an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at their car before driving away.