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20th & 24th District Police Blotter, by Mark Schipper

Police officers rescued a Gangster Disciple April 10 after he had been shot through the face and legs and collapsed near 1600 W. Morse Ave., according to a Chicago Police report. 

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A 35-year-old woman suffered minor cuts and scrapes April 16 when she was knocked onto the street along the 6200 block of N. Hoyne Ave. while having a gold necklace torn from her neck by an attacker. 

Mario Taylor, 22, of the 9300 block of S. Eberhart Ave.; Cortez R McElrath-Bey, 21, of Lynwood, IL; and Travis Pich, 24, of Sherman St., were each charged with felony possession of a handgun and felony possession of ammunition without a FOID card, the Police Department reported. 

The men had been cornered in a parking lot near 6400 N. Ridge Blvd. shortly after they fled a squad car and headed the wrong way down a one...

Two police officers were kicked and spit on April 14 by a 21-year-old man arrested out of the Marathon gas station at 7130 N. Western Ave., according to a Chicago Police report. 

...35-year-old cousin had attacked him with a crowbar on a sidewalk along the 2000 block of W. Jarvis Ave. The offender-cousin, who in the past had expressed anger about a family circumstance involving...

Police were told that the offenders fled toward the Fullerton CTA Red Line station from the hostel, which is located near Clark and Fullerton.

Two men with handguns accompanied by four lookouts robbed a taxi cab driver and his friend April 10 as they sat inside the man's taxi near 2300 W. Birchwood Ave., according to a Chicago Police report.

Officers found four bullet casings on the street near Sheridan Rd. and W. Albion Ave., according to the report. Area North Detectives were sent to Evanston to evaluate the van in the parking lot and interview the victims, according to the report. 

Officers responding to the call discovered a woman on the 2600 block of W. Arthur Ave. whose window had been shattered by three shots and the bullets embedded into the opposing wall. The woman was not hit or injured by the bullets, according to the report. 

Trae Wallace, 21, of the 6200 block of N. Claremont Ave., was charged with felony unlawful possession of a weapon and felony possession of ammunition without a FOID card, in addition to narcotics possession, after 21 bags of crack were found on the sidewalk next to him, according to the report. 

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    It's really interesting to read Mark Schipper's Police Blotters. You get way more detail than you'd ever find anywhere else.

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Rogers Park Violence Causing ‘Post-War Vibe’ in Neighborhood, Residents Say

On April 11, two people were shot in separate incidents in the neighborhood. A woman was shot in her leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road and a man was shot in his cheek in the 1600 block of Morse Avenue.

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Police tape off a crime scene after two men were injured on March 28 in the 1500 block of West Morse Avenue. View Full Caption

Philie, 39, and his fiancée Kim Woody, 36, said they signed a lease for their apartment at Clark Street and Farwell Avenue a couple of weeks after 17-year-old Markeyo Carr was killed by a masked gunman in a McDonald's parking lot nearby.

In addition, Moore said a suspect was arrested and charged with a March 25 shooting in the 7400 block of North Ashland Avenue that police said injured a 23-year-old man. A police department spokesman, however, said Thursday evening no one had been charged in the incident.

On April 11, two people were shot in separate incidents in the neighborhood. A woman was shot in her leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road and a man was shot in his cheek in the 1600 block of Morse Avenue.

Then, on Tuesday, Keno Glass, 16, was gunned down outside a friend's apartment about 2:40 a.m. in the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue.

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Rogers Park Shootings Leave Two Wounded Overnight

Hours earlier, a 21-year-old man was shot in the 1600 block of Morse Avenue, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a police spokeswoman.

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A 25-year-old woman was sitting in her car about 1:49 a.m. Friday in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road when a man in a truck pulled up beside her and fired multiple shots before fleeing, said Officer Ron Gaines, a police spokesman.

...violence comes on the heels of a Monday shooting inside a convenience store in the 1600 block of West Howard Street that killed one man and wounded two others. Darnall Gordon, 36, was killed when someone...

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20th & 24th District Police Blotter, by Mark Schipper

Two men asked a 42-year-old woman for change before they robbed her Feb. 2 on the 1600 block of W. Morse Ave.

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When the offender saw squad cars approaching the station he fled the platform and ran west on Morse Ave., the guard said. Officers drove down the street and found a man on the 1500 block of W. Pratt wearing the clothes the guard described and matching his physical description. 

A check of the license plate revealed the car had been stolen at gunpoint from a 40-year-old woman on Jan. 1 at a parking garage in the 100 block of E. Chestnut St.

Just a few hours earlier, Burns is believed to have robbed a 24-year-old woman – taking her purse and wallet – inside a garage in the 100 block of W. Superior St.

Two gunmen wearing ski masks robbed a 59-year-old West Ridge man Feb. 8 at the threshold of his home on the 6400 block of N. Washtenaw Ave.

The father, 41, and son, were driving to the boy's mother's house when they noticed the offender had stopped next to them at the intersection of W. Devon and N. California. From the passenger seat, without exchanging a word, the offender pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at them. 

Marcus Dixon of Joliet is accused of firing a handgun outside of the Wilson Ave. CTA Red Line station, 1107 W. Wilson, on Thursday evening before getting on a CTA bus and hiding the gun under his seat. 

...saw the shooter board a bus southbound on Broadway. Officers pulled the bus over at Broadway and Sheridan and found Dixon and with his semi-automatic pistol beneath his seat. The gun, which...

A 52-year-old man stood smoking a peach flavored cigar the night of Feb. 6 at the entrance to Aim Food Mart, 1652 W. Howard St.

Windy City Liquors, 4959 N. Damen Ave., was robbed Feb. 9 by two men carrying handguns and a club, police said.

The victim had picked up his friend at a bus stop but made a wrong turn on the way north before pulling into an alley off the 1600 block of W. Hollywood Ave. He was typing an address into a GPS device when someone pulled open his door and put a "small bronze handgun" into his chest. 

...10 after the two had picked her up while she waited for a bus at Clark and Sheffield...

A 38-year-old woman had heard what she called "extreme noises" coming from the laundry room about 5:20 p.m. and gone to check on them. The laundry machines in the building along the 5600 block of N. Kenmore Ave. had been robbed in the past, she said.

A man who said he was searching for the Latin Kings who shot his brother robbed a pedestrian Feb. 8 along the 2300 block of W. Granville Ave.

Police found the youth about 1:30 p.m. on the sidewalk along 7600 N. Paulina St. He was taken into custody without incident. He is an admitted member of the Loc-City faction of the Gangster Disciples, the department said. 

Officers chased down a man Feb. 12 after he fled a traffic stop in his vehicle, crashed into a parked car, and tried to outrun police near 1300 W. Farwell Ave.

  • Katie H. AP-er

    hazelg, it's unbelievable, isn't it? Well, not unbelievable. Just sickening and sad. This is not justice.

  • hazelg 11-year Edgewater resident

    I wonder what happen to the two young ladies in this case. They should put in a civil suit against these jerks.

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