Breaking The Code Of Silence: Community Members Help Bring Man Into Custody In Shooting Of 10-Year-OldPolice have made an arrest in the shooting death of 10-year-old Lena Nunez, who was visiting her grandmother in Logan Square in late June when shew as shot in the head while watching television.
Christopher Lara, 19, Charged As Getaway Driver In June 27 Murder Of 10-Year-Old Lena NunezLena was visiting her grandmother at an apartment near Dickens and Drake avenues on June 27, when she was hit by a stray bullet that pierced a second-floor window.
Supt. Brown Blames Open-Air Drug Markets, Gangs Using Young Recruits With No Record, For Spate Of Violence In ChicagoIn decrying the gun violence that has left several children dead and wounded in the last two weeks, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said open-air drug markets were partially to blame.
'Violence Is Ripping Us Apart': Mayor Lori Lightfoot Laments Another Bloody Weekend; Police Ask For Help Finding 'Evil, Murdering Bastards' Who Killed 2 Children"Every single one of these deaths means that we are burying our future," Mayor Lightfoot said.
City Leaders Say Politics, Economics, Unrest, And Mistrust Of Police Have Created Perfect Storm For Gun Violence In ChicagoAs Chicago grapples with another violent weekend in which two children were among those killed, city leaders called the violence a symptom of politics, economics, and growing unrest.