Jul 31 2013

Updated 4 hours ago

Teen Shot by Bike Robbers Among Seven People Wounded in Overnight Shootings

• About 1 a.m. Wednesday, a 35-year-old man was shot several times in West Garfield Park, Estrada said. The victim had been standing with another man in the 100 block of South Kostner Avenue, when a gunman walked up and shot him.

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...walked into Roseland Community Hospital saying he had been shot in his foot in the 300 block of East Garfield Boulevard. The man was listed in "good condition" Wednesday...

• In Englewood, a 28-year-old man was shot in his left foot during a drive-by attack Tuesday night, Estrada said. The man had been walking along the 5800 block of South Morgan Street about 10:05 p.m. when someone inside a black sedan fired several shots.

• A couple minutes earlier, a 36-year-old man was shot in his right arm in South Chicago, Estrada said. The victim was walking down the 8700 block of South Escanaba Avenue when a gunman approached and opened fire. The man was treated at Advocate Trinity Hospital.

• A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times in Rogers Park about 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, Estrada said. The man, who cops said has gang affiliations, was walking in the 7200 block of North Sheridan Road when two people shot at him.

• A teenage boy was shot in West Englewood Tuesday when several men stole his bicycle, Estrada said. The 16-year-old had been riding along the 1800 block of West 71st Street about 7:53 p.m. when the group approached and demanded his bike.

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Chicago Shootings Leave 12 Hurt In One Day

Both were shot in the 300 block of North Karlov at 2 p.m., police said.

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He was in the 1500 block of South St. Louis at 8:45 p.m. when a dark car pulled up next to him and someone inside fired shots, police said. He was shot multiple times and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was in serious condition.

The 23-year-old man told officers he was shot in the 5100 block of West Washington about 8 p.m., police said. He walked into West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park with a gunshot wound to the hand, police said. His condition was stabilized.

He was shot in the inner thigh in the 7100 block of South Damen, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The 25-year-old was walking in the 1100 block of South Western about 5:30 p.m. when someone fired shots out of a passing vehicle, police said. It then drove off in an unknown direction.

The 21-year-old walked into Mercy Hospital about 3 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said. He told investigators he was shot at 47th and Drexel.

He was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 1700 block of West Montvale at 2:35 a.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. The man was shot in the right hand and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized.

The 23-year-old was shot in the chest in the 2300 block of West 19th Street, police said. He was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

The 24-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 8500 block of South Escanaba at 12:20 a.m. when someone on a bike rode up and fired shots, police said.

Monday’s first shooting also happened in the South Chicago neighborhood, in the 8100 block of South Muskegon.

    Chicago Shootings Leave 12 Hurt In One Day
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Twelve people were shot on Monday throughout Chicago. Most recently, a man was hurt in a drive-by shooting late Monday in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 27-year-old was...
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  • Dr. Magic Stuck In South Shore Since 2011

    Take down the Confederate flag. That'll stop crime in the ghetto. 😂

  • Why do you hate black people?

Jul 18

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Jul 17

Updated Jul 17

Five Shot, One Critically, in West Garfield Park

The shooting incident happened just after 5 p.m. in the 4400 block of W. Maypole, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.

    Five Shot, One Critically, in West Garfield Park
    Five people were shot, including one who suffered critical injuries, in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Friday evening. The shooting incident happened just after 5 p.m. in the 4400 block of W. Maypole, according to Chicago Police News Affairs. One victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital with life-threatening injuries to the back, police said.
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  • we need change CLEAN-UP THE CORNERS

    I hope the witnesses and victims are willing to talk to the cops. Most shootings in Chicago go unsolved. To put this idiot behind bars will obviously make our city much safer.

Jul 07

Updated Jul 09

1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...West Side Austin neighborhood. The 22-year-old was standing in an alley in the 400 block of North Cicero Avenue at 2:25 a.m. when he “heard shots and felt pain,” police said. He...

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The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said. The gunman got back in the vehicle, which then sped off.

...old got into an argument with another male about 9:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street when the other male pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said. The 25...

...Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The teen was walking down the sidewalk in the 500 block of East Marquette Road with two other males at 8:55 p.m. when two male shooters fired at...

About 7:30 p.m., two men were shot in the South Chicago neighborhood. They were outside in the 7900 block of South Bennett when an unknown shooter walked out of a gangway and shot them, police said.

...year-old was shot in the left foot about 5:20 p.m. in the 200 block of West 63rd Street, police said. He later walked into Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, where his condition was...

Earlier Monday afternoon, a woman was shot in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. The 43-year-old was shot in the back of the shoulder at 3:10 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Indiana Avenue, police said. She took herself to Provident Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.

...shot in the Pilsen neighborhood. The shooting happened at 5:40 a.m. in the 900 block of West Cullerton Street, police said. The 21-year-old was sitting in a vehicle waiting for the teen...

...Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The 22-year-old man was walking to his vehicle in the 1200 block of West 87th Street at 12:50 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, police said...

...The 22-year-old man was standing near his vehicle in the gas station at Harrison Street and Independence Boulevard at 12:50 a.m. when he heard shots, police said. He was shot in...

...in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. The 52-year-old man was walking in the 7700 block of South Eberhart Avenue when he heard shots ring out, police said. He was taken in critical condition to...

  • walkdar diehard South Shore Resident since 1974

    Does anyone know what transpired on July 4th in the middle of the block on *1st and Marquette Ave. It was the middle of the day and lots of people standing around and lots of police officers and patrolmen walking up and down the block.

Jul 05

Updated Jul 07

3 killed, 27 wounded over eight hours in Chicago, including boy, 7

• About 4 a.m. Sunday, a man was shot in the 400 block of North Cicero Avenue in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The 25-year-old was hit in the left leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police said.

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...grandmother's house for a July Fourth celebration, Hailey said. Someone opened fire in the 1100 block of North Harding Street about 11:55 p.m. Saturday, hitting the 7-year-old boy in the right...

Police officers blocked off the intersection of Harding Avenue and Thomas Street with yellow and red tape. The crime scene extended a half-block on Harding north of Thomas. Several neighbors gathered at each side of the scene, watching police officers.

...neighborhood on the South Side, police said, citing preliminary information. The shooting happened on the 7700 block of South South Shore Drive. The man was taken to South Shore Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said...

...Two men on a South Side porch in the 5100 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Fuller Park neighborhood were shot about 3:55 a.m. Sunday, police said...

...were shot after an argument about 3:20 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Leclaire Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. A 24-year-old was shot in the right leg. Three...

• A 33-year-old woman was wounded about 2:45 a.m. Sunday in the 11100 block of South Parnell Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. She was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition with a head wound.

...condition. Someone fired at him from a gangway, police said. The shooting happened in the 7000 block of South Artesian Avenue...

• Someone shot a 27-year-old man in the chest about 2 a.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of East 71st Place in the South Shore neighborhood. The man was taken to a hospital with a chest wound. One person is in custody, and a weapon was recovered.

• A 24-year-old man was shot about 1:55 a.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side. He walked into West Suburban Medical Center with a groin wound and was transferred in critical condition to Loyola University Medical Center.

...neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The man was on a sidewalk in the 600 block of West 54th Street when a gunman walked up to him and fired shots, striking him in the chest...

• A 25-year-old man was shot about 1 a.m. Sunday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was shot in the 3200 block of West 38th Street and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

• A 34-year-old man lighting fireworks was shot in the arm about 12:40 a.m. Sunday in the 4200 block of West 24th Street in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he's expected to recover.

...Two teens were shot about 12:10 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of Hudson Avenue in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side. A 16-year-old boy...

...An 18-year-old woman was shot a few minutes after midnight in the 9700 block of South Greenwood Avenue in the Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side. She was shot by...

• About 10:50 p.m. Saturday, a 20-year-old man was shot in the 4800 block of South Kilbourn Avenue in the Archer Heights neighborhood. on the Southwest Side He walked into a nearby firehouse and was taken to MacNeal Hospital in stable condition, police said. He suffered a forearm wound.

...a shooting in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. The man was walking in the 3000 block of South Trumbull Avenue when someone fired shots from a passing green van, police said. He was struck in...

...his late teens, lay in a pool of blood outside a condominium building in the 200 block of East Ohio about 10 p.m., and a shell casing was found nearby. Police said the man...

...p.m. Saturday, according to police. The two, 20 and 24, were shot in the 9200 block of South Forest Avenue in the West Chesterfield neighborhood on the South Side. Police parked in front of a...

  • DAS

    On 7/5 at 12:10am the 2 teens were shot in the 1400 block of N Cleveland Ave not 1400 block of N Hudson. Not sure why CPD would change the address.... About a 1/2 hour later the same morning there was a 15+ gunshot fight on Hudson. Shots fired almost every night the last month on Sedgwick, Hudson, Evergreen, Blackhawk, Goethe, Cleveland or Mohawk. Anyone know why the police camera at Hudson and Blackhawk was removed? Someone was shot in that area last week.

  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    spacemanspiff I understand your opinion that J Edgar Hoover was kind of creepy.

    Repressed, Right Wing homosexuals do sort of come off as a bit creepy.

    :-)

Jul 02

Updated Jul 03

1 dead, 7 wounded in Wednesday shootings

About 3:45 p.m., the 19-year-old was walking in the 4100 block of West Maypole when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

He was driving in the 4700 block of West Van Buren about 1:30 a.m. when someone passing in a silver car fired a bullet that grazed his head, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

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The 50-year-old man was killed and a 38-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday night. About 9:50 p.m., the two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 3600 block of West 16th Street when two males walked up and opened fire, police said.

He was standing on the porch of a home in the 9200 block of South Justine about 3:30 a.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was struck in the forearm and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.

Jun 21

Updated Jun 23

2 dead, 15 injured in city shootings

The man was in the 4500 block of West Washington Boulevard when he heard gunshots and realized he was struck in the foot, Estrada said.

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The man was walking with another man in the 4200 block of West Division Street when an attacker approached him and fired shots, police said.

Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 8400 block of South Colfax Avenue and found the man dead and a 46-year-old woman wounded, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a spokeswoman for the Chicago Police Department.

The woman was sitting on a porch, talking to a friend, in the 3800 block of South Honore Street when someone the woman knew fired gunshots, Gaines said.

The man was walking near the intersection of Fullerton Avenue and Pulaski Road when he heard gunshots and realized he was struck, Gaines said.

The man was in the 7700 block of South Racine Avenue when he was shot in the abdomen, Gaines said.

The man was outside in the 3000 block of West Armitage Avenue when he was shot in the calf, Gaines said.

The woman was walking in the 1200 block of North Maplewood Avenue when she was struck by stray bullet fired from a passing vehicle after several people nearby started arguing, police said, citing preliminary information.

At 6:30 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg on the 2600 block of West Division Street and managed to get himself to Norwegian American Hospital, police said. The boy was in good condition. Police said the shooting appeared to be gang-related.

At 5:22 p.m., two men were on the 3500 block of West McLean Avenue when a vehicle drove up to them and someone began firing, police said.

At 5:27 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot on the 4500 block of South Francisco Avenue, police said. The teen was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

At 3:30 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the right knee in the 3100 block of West Belden Avenue in the city's Palmer Square neighborhood, said police.

In two other shootings, a 21-year-old man was shot about 3 p.m. in the 2200 block of North Karlov Avenue in the West Side’s Hermosa neighborhood. The man was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where he was stabilized.

Additionally, a 27-year-old man was shot about 2 p.m. in the city's Englewood neighborhood in the 6500 block of South Justine Street, police said. The man was shot in the arm and back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

Jun 07

Roof and porch program

hey anybody hear back from the roof and porch program application? this was last year's applicatio

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