Jun 13

Updated 4 hours ago

11 Wounded In City Shootings Since Friday Evening

The men, ages 28 and 48, were both shot about 5:30 p.m. in the 200 block of East 58th Street, police said.

This article has 6 other Chicago locations (Show)

The teen was shot in the leg in the 700 block of East 88th Place at 3:45 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. He was taken to an unknown hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Further information was not available Sunday morning.

The 27-year-old was shot in the chest at 12:10 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Laporte after he and his friends got into a fight with another group of males, police said. After he was shot, he ran to tell officers, who were in the area because of an event at a nearby theater, police said.

About 11:55 p.m., the 27-year-old was driving north in the 2700 block of South Avers when a male walked up to his vehicle and opened fire, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

The males, whose ages were not immediately known, were both shot in the 13200 block of South Vernon, said police said. They were both taken to Christ Medical Center, where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

The 27-year-old was walking in the 9600 block of South Merrion about 9 p.m. when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the foot, police said. He was taken in good condition to South Shore Hospital, police said.

About 6:20 p.m., the boy was shot in the chest in the 7300 block of South Dante, according to preliminary information from police. He was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Bronzeville Conservator

    To be specific, the shootings take place in predominantly African American & Hispanic, lower and moderate income neighborhoods where most resident have not graduated from high school or earned a college degree.

    All the uneducated white boys, become the police, firemen and Unión construction workers.

22 hours ago

46 hours ago

46 hours ago

Cragin Spring posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

2 days ago

Cragin Spring posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

3 days ago

1 dead, 10 wounded in shootings

A man was shot about 2 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Prairie Avenue in Bronzeville, said Officer Stacey Cooper, a spokeswoman for the Chicago Police Department.

An SUV blocked Prairie south of 51st Street. Another SUV blocked northbound traffic at the south end of the block.

This article has 12 other Chicago locations (Show)

The man was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone in a passing SUV fired shots, said Chicago Police Department spokesman Hector Alfaro.

The man was standing in an alley in the 6300 block of North Washtenaw Avenue when someone fired at him from inside a passing dark-colored SUV, Alfaro said.

The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Laramie Avenue when a male attacker walked up to him and fired shots, Alfaro said.

The man was in a sedan that stopped at a light in the 2500 block of West 51st Street when a male attacker in an SUV pulled up, Alfaro said.

At the scene of the shooting, police officers blocked off about a block of 51st west of Rockwell Street.

The man was standing on a sidewalk in the 10200 block of South Hoxie Avenue when a blue sedan drove by and someone inside fired shots, hitting him in the upper right thigh, Alfaro said.

The man was standing in the alley in the 6000 block of South Champlain Avenue when a white sedan drove by and someone inside it fired shots, Alfaro said.

At the crime scene, police officers blocked off an alley north of 61st Street near Champlain, where the wounded man was found.

About three blocks west, a black Toyota that was hit by several bullets in the shooting stood near the intersection of 61st and Vernon.

The man was standing on the street in the 9400 block of South Elizabeth Street when someone fired shots from a passing gray sedan, Alfaro said.

About 4 p.m., two 17-year-old boys were wounded in a shooting in Gresham on the 7700 block of South Racine Avenue, police said. 

That shooting happened on the 8700 block of Wallace Street. The man was taken to Advocate Christ, where his condition stabilized, said Cooper, citing preliminary information.

3 days ago

4 days ago

2 men wounded in South Side shootings

The latest shooting happened about 2 p.m. in Bronzeville on the 5100 block of South Prairie Avenue, said Officer Stacey Cooper, a spokeswoman for the Chicago Police Department.

An SUV blocked Prairie south of 51st Street. Another SUV blocked northbound traffic at the south end of the block.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

That shooting happened on the 8700 block of Wallace Street. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized, said Cooper, citing preliminary information.

4 days ago

5 days ago

About

EveryBlock collects 25 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near Washington Park.

These neighbors receive Washington Park news via EveryBlock every day:

Keishamarie Jessica Lu Shanisse Jackson Floyeisha MzPretti NPaid Liliana Castro Patty Zeimys Sara in Bronzeville Eve Keepings De Jesus Staci Marinier Beck drice

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

Washington Park