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Washington Park residents examine effectiveness of CAPS

The meetings are held at Coppin A.M.E Church, 5627 S. Michigan Ave., directly across from a housing development that is well known for its gang activity. Attendance at the CAPS is down to an average of about five people a month.

    Washington Park residents examine effectiveness of CAPS
    By MEREDITH OGILVIE Staff Writer Washington Park Residents Advocacy Council discussed the relevance of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) program in its community during its meeting on Aug. 20. CAPS is a partnership between the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the city's 200 police districts.
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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to police. They were both taken to Stroger...

Monday’s first shooting occurred in Washington Park. A 29-year-old woman was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, police said. She suffered a graze wound to the right ankle and refused medical attention.

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Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up and shot him several times before running off east on 13th Street, then south on Central Park, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gray, of the 3600 block of West Douglas, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:47 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding about 12:30 a.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 100 block of West 112th Place found 35-year-old Otha M. Mooney with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

...neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., he was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, police said. The man was shot...

...on the West Side. The boys, ages 15 and 16, were standing outside in the 5500 block of West Quincy when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, police said. They were...

...on the South Side. He was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8000 block of South May when a gunman got into the back seat and shot the man in the back...

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2400 block of West 47th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The man took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were sitting on a porch in the 5600 block of South Morgan when a male walked up and started firing shots, police said. A 26-year-old...

...year-old man was wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. He was in the 7800 block of South Essex when a gray vehicle approached and a male got out and fired shots, police said...

...Monday, a 19-year-old was outside about 1:45 a.m. in Austin’s 5200 block of West Washington when someone in black clothing walked up and opened fire, striking the man in the...

    2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city's South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

43 hours ago

2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West sides

...28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to police. They were both taken to Stroger...

Monday’s first shooting occurred in Washington Park. A 29-year-old woman was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, police said. She suffered a graze wound to the right ankle and refused medical attention.

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Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up and shot him several times before running off east on 13th Street, then south on Central Park, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gray, of the 3600 block of West Douglas, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:47 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding about 12:30 a.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 100 block of West 112th Place found 35-year-old Otha M. Mooney with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

...neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., he was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, police said. The man was shot...

...on the West Side. The boys, ages 15 and 16, were standing outside in the 5500 block of West Quincy when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, police said. They were...

...on the South Side. He was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8000 block of South May when a gunman got into the back seat and shot the man in the back...

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2400 block of West 47th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The man took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were sitting on a porch in the 5600 block of South Morgan when a male walked up and started firing shots, police said. A 26-year-old...

...year-old man was wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. He was in the 7800 block of South Essex when a gray vehicle approached and a male got out and fired shots, police said...

...Monday, a 19-year-old was outside about 1:45 a.m. in Austin’s 5200 block of West Washington when someone in black clothing walked up and opened fire, striking the man in the...

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West sides
    Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city's South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Two men shot in Washington Park

The men, ages 28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to Chicago Police.

    Two men shot in Washington Park
    Two men were shot Monday night in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The men, ages 28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

2 days ago

10 Dead, 60 Wounded in Weekend Shootings, Police Say

She was on a porch in the 200 block of East 60th Street at 12:15 a.m. when she was grazed in the right ankle. The woman refused medical attention at the scene, police said.

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He was in the 8900 block of South Houston Avenue at 11:25 p.m. Sunday when he was grazed by a bullet in his back, police said. He refused medical treatment at the scene, police said.

The victims are believed to have been standing on a porch in the 5500 block of South Throop Street at 10:40 p.m. when shots rang out, police said.

They were on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of South Independence Boulevard at 9 p.m. when a man walked out from a nearby alley and began firing, police said.

The man was on the sidewalk in the 6700 block of South East End Avenue at 8:20 p.m. when a silver car drove by and someone inside opened...

They were on the sidewalk in the 6200 block of South Kenneth Avenue at 7:05 p.m. when someone walked up and began firing, police said.

He was on the sidewalk in the 5100 block of South Wolcott Avenue at 6:50 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was struck in his abdomen and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not released but police considered him to be stable.

They were outside in the 700 block of West 123rd Street at 5:15 p.m. when  blue car drove by and someone inside began firing, police said.

He was in the 10100 block of South State Street when he was struck in the abdomen, police said. The man tried to drive himself to a hospital when he crashed into a car carrying two adults and two children, police said.

    10 Dead, 60 Wounded in Weekend Shootings, Police Say
    CHICAGO - Weekend gun violence killed 10 people and wounded at least 60 others since early Friday afternoon in yet another bloody weekend in the city, according to police. Two were killed and 18 wounded in shootings since Sunday, police said. One man was killed in Austin Sunday afternoon, police said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

2 days ago

Woman wounded in shooting near Washington Park

The 29-year-old was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, Chicago Police said.

    Woman wounded in shooting near Washington Park
    A woman was shot early Monday in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 29-year-old was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, Chicago Police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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3 days ago

Families hold prayer vigil for shooting victim Nykea Aldridge

Derren Sorells, 22, of the 6000 block of South Indiana, and Darwin Sorells, 26, of the 7500 block of South Wentworth, were charged with fatally...

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...Sorells, 22, of the 6000 block of South Indiana, and Darwin Sorells, 26, of the 7500 block of South Wentworth, were charged with fatally shooting Aldridge, Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Sunday morning. The...

The prayer vigil for Aldridge, 32, was scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Willie Mae Morris Empowerment Center, 12800 South Halsted St.

Aldridge, of the 6400 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, was shot in the head and arm while pushing an infant in a stroller Friday afternoon in the South Side Parkway Gardens neighborhood. A man accompanied Aldridge and the baby.

The shooting occurred in the 6300 block of South Calumet when, police say, two men walked up and opened fire at a third man.

    Families hold prayer vigil for shooting victim Nykea Aldridge
    As basketball star Dwyane Wade's relatives prepared for a prayer vigil Sunday adter the stray-bullet death of his cousin Nykea Aldridge, police officials announced murder charges against two men believed responsible for the shooting.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

3 days ago

2 Men Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Nykea Aldridge, Dwyane Wade's Cousin

...26, of the 7500 block of South Wentworth Avenue, and Derren Sorrells, 22, of the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, were each charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. Dawin Sorrells Jr...

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Brothers Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, of the 7500 block of South Wentworth Avenue, and Derren Sorrells, 22, of the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, were each charged...

    2 Men Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Nykea Aldridge, Dwyane Wade's Cousin
    The Chicago Police Department has charged two men in the fatal shooting of Nykea Aldridge, the department announced Sunday. Aldridge, the 32-year-old cousin of Chicago Bulls star player Dwyane Wade, had been pushing her baby in a stroller in the 6300 block of South Calumet Avenue Friday afternoon when she was fatally shot by a bullet fired at a man who walked by her.
    http://chicagoist.com

3 days ago

Two Men Charged With Fatally Shooting Nykea Aldridge

Derren Sorrells lives in the 6000 block of South Indiana, and Darwin Sorrells, who was also charged with one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass, lives in the 7500 block of South Wentworth, police said.

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Derren Sorrells lives in the 6000 block of South Indiana, and Darwin Sorrells, who was also charged with one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass, lives in the 7500 block of South Wentworth, police said.

Aldridge, of the 6400 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, was taken to Stroger Hospital with gunshot wounds to the head and arm and was pronounced dead at 4:15 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

About 3:30 p.m., Aldridge, 32, was walking with a baby in a stroller and a man in the 6300 block of South Calumet when two male suspects walked up and fired shots at a third man, according to Chicago Police.

    Two Men Charged With Fatally Shooting Nykea Aldridge
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two men were charged Sunday morning with the shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge. Derren Sorells, 22, and Darwin Sorells, 26, were both charged with one count of first degree murder and one count of attempted first degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

2 Charged in Shooting Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin

Derren Sorrells, of the 6000 block of South Indiana Ave, is a documented gang member and was on parole, according to Guglielmi, who did not...

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Darwin Sorrells, of the 7500 block of South Wentworth Ave, was a "co-conspirator," Guglielmi said, and was also on parole for a gun charge. He was sentenced to six years in prison in January 2013 and released early, according to police. 

Aldridge was gunned down as she pushed a child in a stroller Friday afternoon, walking in the 6300 block of South Calumet Ave in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood, according to police.

    2 Charged with Murder in Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin
    Two men have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, Chicago police confirmed Sunday morning. "Overnight, CPD charged the Sorrells brothers for the murder of Nykea Aldridge," CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Sunday morning. Further details were not released and officials plan to address the media at 11:30 a.m.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

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