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.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood, where a 21-year-old woman was gunned down while riding in a car on Fullerton Avenue near Kedzie Boulevard.
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.
The two were standing on a corner in the 4800 block of South Winchester Avenue about 10:25 p.m. when the gunman walked up and opened fire.
Tythia Thigpen was charged with attacking the officer as he exited his police cruiser to break up a street fight in the West Englewood neighborhood on Saturday.
An 18-year-old man has been charged with two counts of murder, accused of killing a woman and her 5-year-old son in their Back of the Yards home in June.
The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.
One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.
A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.
A mother and her 5-year-old son were found shot to death early Friday at a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
One teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.
A boy was shot multiple times – including in the mouth – Tuesday evening in the Englewood neighborhood.
A second man has been charged for the August 2011 shooting death of a man in the Gresham neighborhood.
A Racine, Wisc., man was ordered held on $2 million bail on Wednesday, charged with killing a 20-year-old man in the Gresham neighborhood last August.
Two people were shot – one fatally – in the West Englewood neighborhood early Sunday, police said.
A West Englewood neighborhood family is crediting their dog with saving them from a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak.
A man was so enraged over a missing bag of candy he plunged a knife into a woman multiples times on Halloween. He was arrested and charges are expeced to be upgraded for him after her death Saturday night.
A 15-year-old girl from the McKinley Park neighborhood has been reported missing and Chicago police were asking for help locating her.
Police say a Wicker Park burglary suspect was so determined to escape that he took off with a police officer it the back of his getaway car.