About 6 p.m., a man was shot to death less than two blocks from President Barack Obama’s Kenwood home. The 25-year-old was in a vehicle when another vehicle approached, and someone in that vehicle fired shots, police said. The victim drove to the 1300 block of East 50th Street, where the vehicle came to a stop, police said.
The fatal shooting happened late Monday in Rogers Park on the North Side. A 36-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue about 11 p.m. when several males approached and opened fire, police said.
About 10:40 p.m., the 19-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 6200 block of South Evans Avenue when a dark-colored car drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said.
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The latest shooting happened about 9:50 p.m. in West Englewood, where a 19-year-old man was walking in the 1700 block of West 61st Place when he heard gunshots and realized he’d been struck in the leg, police said.
Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. About 4:30 a.m., the 21-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Sawyer when someone fired shots from the sidewalk, striking him in the chest, police said.
An 18-year-old man was walking in the 6600 block of South Blackstone Avenue just after 10 p.m. when a shooter walked up and shot him repeatedly, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.
A four-year-old boy fell six floors to the ground from a building in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday night.
Thursday night, one man was killed and another was wounded in a Chatham neighborhood shooting, police said. The two men were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State when someone knocked on the door, and fired several shots when the door was opened.
A 15-year-old was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Kimon Wheeler got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back about 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Cullerton Street.
The most recent shooting happened Thursday night, after a teen who took himself to a hospital told investigators he was shot in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
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.
Officer Juan Belmontes filed the lawsuit Monday. In April 2013, Belmontes was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago Police sergeant while at an apartment in Woodlawn. Three weeks after the charges were filed and Belmontes posted a $2,500 bond, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office declined to further prosecute him.
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About 2:20 p.m., the man entered a Chase bank at 6650 S. Stony Island and attempted a non-takeover robbery, the FBI said.
About 2:25 a.m., Grand Crossing District officers in pursuit of a vehicle crashed their squad car into the pole in the 6500 block of South Ellis Avenue, police said.
Linda Soto, 25, was discovered lying unresponsive on the floor with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Steven Griffin, 17, was discovered unresponsive lying nearby with a gunshot wound to his mouth, authorities said.
A South Side man has been charged with shooting and seriously wounding a 16-year-old boy last month in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.
A 16-year-old boy was shot Monday afternoon in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.