Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
The most recent fatal shooting happened after an armed robbery attempt just before midnight in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.
The man, 30, was sitting in a vehicle about 5:50 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Ingleside when a male approached and fired shots at him, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Two people are being questioned after a man was stabbed to death Saturday afternoon during a domestic incident in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Some local organizations that work to promote peace are creating a peace mural on Chicago’s south side, and they’re inviting volunteers to come out tomorrow and help to fight violence through art.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
According to a community alert from Chicago Police, the girl was walking home from school in the 1000 block of East 63rd Street shortly before 4 p.m., when a man grabbed her from behind, and tried to pull her into a white full-sized van with painted windows.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head about 8:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine Street on Sunday. The boy, of the 1000 block of West 78th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.
The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.
The boy, whose name was not released, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing a 14-year-old boy in the 6100 block of South Vernon Avenue on Feb. 12.
Two men are in serious condition after being shot Saturday afternoon in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
The most recent fatality happened early Sunday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.
The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said.
Two children were walking to school near the 6100 block of South Rhodes Avenue on Monday morning, when a man apparently tried to lure them into his car.
Dr. Charles Hayes, who led the choir at Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer in the Woodlawn neighborhood for more than 55 years, was one of the longest-serving pastors in Chicago history.
About 8:40 p.m., two men — ages 37 and 43 — were walking on the sidewalk in the in the 1500 block of East 67th Street when two male suspects exited a red sedan and fired shots at the men.
About 8:20 p.m., the 14-year-old boy was walking with two other people in the 6100 block of South Vernon Avenue when a white van drove up and someone inside fired shots.
Marquise Harris was fatally shot late Saturday by a friend of his girlfriend after the couple argued at a gathering in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.