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Updated 5 hours ago

12 Killed, 43 Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

...She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and...

Raheem Dameron, 15, of the 5600 block of South Justine, was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said. The younger boy was shot in the foot and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition stabilized. Police said the 15-year-old had documented gang ties.

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...a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and the leg in the 4900 block of West Erie, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died. The Cook County...

...the Northwest Side, police said. He was shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of North Hamlin. He was sitting passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled up, and someone inside...

The boys, 14 and 15, were outside in the 4400 block of South Cottage Grove about 8:15 p.m. when someone fired shots from a light-colored sedan, police said. Emergency crews found the older boy unresponsive in an alley with a gunshot wound in his back.

...shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was driving in the 3300 block of West Division about 4 p.m. when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired...

About 3:20 p.m., LaSean Barnes, 38, was in the 3200 block of West Maypole when someone fired shots from a passing beige conversion van, authorities said. The van then drove off east on Maypole.

Barnes, of the 3000 block of West Polk, was shot in the right side of his abdomen and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:25 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

...About 12:45 a.m., four people were denied entry to a party in the 6100 block of South Honore, police said. The four males then surrounded the party and opened fire, striking three people...

...wounded in a shooting in South Shore. They were standing on the sidewalk in the 7900 block of South East End Avenue at 12:27 a.m. when a gunman fired shots, police said. One of them...

About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, a man was found shot to death in an alley in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Daniel Rivera, 27, was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his face in an alley in the 4700 block of North Albany, authorities said.

Rivera, who lived in the 7200 block of North Damen, was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said.

Weathers, of the 5000 block of West West End Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:01 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding to the 1000 block of West 14th Place about 2:10 a.m. found the man unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The holiday weekend’s first fatal shooting happened about 1:45 a.m. Saturday in Wicker Park. Carlos F. Marino, 34, was sitting on the front porch of a home with two other people in the 1700 block of West Pierce when someone walked up and opened fire, authorities said.

The 47-year-old woman was shot about 2 a.m. by her boyfriend in the 4800 block of West Madison, police said.

  • Not actually sure if I would describe the issue at hand as white privilege. Not sure what race dude is. It's more about the elitist mindset. The modern day social caste system and how some people like to define themselves and others wthin it's parameters...people of all colors engage in this..

  • Maybe I was skimming, I thought it was okay for white students to drink in the park, but not other races...seems classist is more accurate after rereading

2 days ago

Updated 6 hours ago

Nine Killed, 31 Wounded In Chicago Violence Over Memorial Day Weekend

She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and Chicago Police.

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The boys, 14 and 15, were outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Cottage Grove when someone fired shots from a light-colored sedan, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

Earlier Sunday, a 28-year-old man was shot in the head and shoulder at 4 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Division, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

LaSean Barnes, 38, was in the 3200 block of West Maypole about 3:20 p.m. when someone fired shots out of a passing beige conversion van, authorities said. The van then drove off east on Maypole.

Barnes, of the 3000 block of West Polk, was shot in the right side of his abdomen and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:25 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

About 12:45 a.m., four people were denied entry to a party in the 6100 block of South Honore, police said.

The men were standing on the sidewalk in the 7900 block of South East End Avenue at 12:27 a.m. when a gunman fired shots, police said.

Daniel Rivera, 27, was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his face in an alley in the 4700 block of North Albany, authorities said.

Rivera, who lived in the 7200 block of North Damen, was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said.

Weathers, of the 5000 block of West West End Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:01 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding to the 1000 block of West 14th Place about 2:10 a.m. found a 20-year-old man unresponsive with multiple gunshot...

Carlos F. Marino, 34, was sitting on the front porch of a home with two other people in the 1700 block of West Pierce when someone walked up and opened fire, authorities said.

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  • Mickie53 Moved to So. Shore by choice to be near my family!

    So what do we do to draw attention to the lives lost in a way that will have a positive impact? We have a new elected, not appointed, alderman in the 7th ward. We could elicit his support and form a group (I mean a LARGE group to be significant)...

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    So what do we do to draw attention to the lives lost in a way that will have a positive impact? We have a new elected, not appointed, alderman in the 7th ward. We could elicit his support and form a group (I mean a LARGE group to be significant) and walk there areas where people have been killed. Just a thought....

    Also, can I suggest to those of you who are battling on this board to take it to another venue? This is the 1st time I've posted on here and I'd like to remind you that where I'm entering this it says "Please stay respectful and on-topic, and follow our comment policy."
    Thanks!

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7 hours ago

Mom of 4-Year-Old Shot: "God Showed Us a Miracle"

...Friday when she jumped into a car with her cousin during a family party near West 70th and South Justine streets. Tense days followed, and while Johnson still can't use her right hand and...

7 hours ago

Mom of Gun Victim, 4: 'I Don't Understand What's Going On With This City'

Jacele was with family and friends at a prom party on the 7000 block of South Justine Street on May 22, when a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting struck her on...

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Speaking at Comer Children’s Hospital, 5721 S. Maryland Ave., Gresham told reporters that she immediately started praying while looking at her daughter, Jacele Johnson, the night the child was shot.

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4-year-old girl shot last week swiftly recovering, Comer doctors say

Jacele Johnson, 4, who was shot in the head in the 7000 block of South Justine Street shortly before 8 p.m. May 22, 2015. Johnson is shown with her father, Marcel Johnson.

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18 hours ago

Seven injured in shootings across Chicago since Tuesday morning

Chicago Police were called at 11:10 a.m. about the shooting victim, a 21-year-old man who walked into the hospital in the 300 block of West 64th Street with a gunshot wound to the calf, police said.

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The man, 27, was sitting in a car with a female about 10:40 p.m. in the alley in the 7400 block of West Irving Park Road when two males walked up and announced a robbery, police said.

About 10:20 p.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 3700 block of South Wolcott saw a vehicle speeding away from the area and a pursuit ensued, police said.

A 61-year-old woman had been shot in the head in the 3600 block of South Honore, police said. She was taken to Stroger Hospital, were her condition was stabilized.

The 24-year-old was in the 2100 block of South Wabash about 3:15 p.m. when he was shot in the shoulder, police said. He made it on his own to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, but was transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, police said. His condition has stabilized.

The 16-year-old and a 22-year-old were walking in the 7000 block of South Talman about 2:40 p.m. when an SUV pulled up next to them and someone inside opened fire, police said.

18 hours ago

Seven Injured In Shootings Across Chicago Since Tuesday Morning

Chicago Police were called at 11:10 a.m. about the shooting victim, a 21-year-old man who walked into the hospital in the 300 block of West 64th Street with a gunshot wound to the calf, police said.

The man told police he was shot in the 6400 block of South Halsted Street, but no further information was immediately available.

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A 14-year-old boy was outside in the 2200 block of South Central Park Avenue when an SUV drove past and someone inside fired shots in his direction, police said. He was shot in the upper back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About 10:20 p.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 3700 block of South Wolcott Avenue saw a vehicle speeding away from the area and a pursuit ensued, police said.

A 61-year-old woman had been shot in the head in the 3600 block of South Honore Street, police said. She was taken to Stroger Hospital, were her condition was stabilized.

The 24-year-old was in the 2100 block of South Wabash Avenue about 3:15 p.m. when he was shot in the shoulder, police said. He made it on his own to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, but was transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, police said. His condition has stabilized.

The 16-year-old and a 22-year-old were walking in the 7000 block of South Talman Avenue about 2:40 p.m. when an SUV pulled up next to them and someone inside opened fire, police said.

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