Aug 24

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Four Killed, 24 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

About 15 minutes earlier, another 18-year-old man was shot in the 10700 block of South Hoxie Street in the South Deering neighborhood, police said. The teen was shot in the temple and...

Around 3:30 a.m., a shooting the 9900 block of South Torrence Avenue in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood left a 22-year-old man with gunshot wounds to...

Roughly 15 minutes earlier, a 26-year-old man was shot in the 9800 block of South Yates, also in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood. The man was shot in the calf and taken...

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Police say the most recent victim was a 17-year-old boy shot in the 2200 block of South Marshall at around 6 a.m. Sunday.

Police say someone fired shots from a passing car at Ruth's Mini Club in the 8300 block of South Halsted at about 2:40 a.m.

A man was killed in front of a home in the 800 block of West 50th Place at about 2:45 a.m.

Shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, three people were shot and one was killed at a party in the back yard of a home in the 5000 block of West Potomac.

A 17-year-old male suffered a graze wound to the leg shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of West 112th Place. Police say the victim was walking on the sidewalk street when he was shot by someone across the street. The teen refused medical attention at the scene.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the abdomen shortly before 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of West Madison. He was listed in stable condition.

Around 6 a.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was shot in the 2700 block of West 24th Street, police said. The teen was shot in the chest and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition. Details surrounding the shooting weren’t immediately available.

Just before 3 a.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the 1600 block of West Juneway Terrace. The man told police he was walking on the block when someone walked up and shot him in the leg. The man was taken to Evanston Hospital by a family member and was listed in stable condition.

...m., police said a 20-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 100 block of North Hoyne Avenue. The man was transported to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in stable...

...old man was shot while driving on Lake Shore Drive. The man was in the 2500 block of Lake Shore Drive near the Park West neighborhood when someone inside a light-colored vehicle pulled alongside him...

Just before 11 p.m. Friday, a 20-year-old man was shot in the 4500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The man was standing outside when someone drove by in a silver-colored SUV and...

A 34-year-old man was shot in the leg around 10:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Rockwell Street in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said. The man told police he “heard shots and felt pain.” He was taken in stable condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

Around 9:50 p.m., a 19-year-old man took himself to Provident Hospital with a gunshot wound to the groin. The man told authorities he had been shot hours earlier in the 700 block of West Garfield Boulevard. He said he felt pain in his abdomen but did not immediately realize he had been shot.

Just after 9 p.m. Friday, two people were shot in the 12300 block of South Emerald Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 20-year-old man...

  • The city of Chicago has waged a decades long war against the black community.

  • Thank you to the person that wrote: "I believe the violence is a direct result of a deliberate, well thought out conspiracy. Chicago's government is deliberately fostering an environment of oppression in the African American communities within Chicago. Chicago is the most segregated Metropolis in the U S.
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    Thank you to the person that wrote: "I believe the violence is a direct result of a deliberate, well thought out conspiracy. Chicago's government is deliberately fostering an environment of oppression in the African American communities within Chicago. Chicago is the most segregated Metropolis in the U S.
    Some facts:
    32% of Chicago is Black
    2% of city contracts went to Black business.
    90% of the public schools closed or privatized were Black communities
    0% were predominately white schools.
    0% of guns and munition manufacturers are black
    0% percent of poppy fields are owned by blacks.
    Overwhelming majority of drug related homocides were committed by blacks. None of these resources are controlled by Black People, yet the life enhancing resources are being taken from the Black community by those that control them. And the life destructive resources are being doubled down in the Black community by those whom control them. The conspiracy is between those who control the resources. AMEN!!!

    Thank you to "Thatblows"!!! I am tired of it... I am starting a website called :STOP DOING THE JOB FOR THEM"

    What if there was a black Hitler??? And what if he was gassing all of the white people downtown in their high rises? Then my friends... we would be EVEN, as the black male body count just climbed higher.

3 hours ago

4 hurt in city shootings

About 2:10 a.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was shot in the side of the head at the intersection of East 87th Street and South Escanaba Avenue, police said.

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Earlier this morning in the Fifth City neighborhood, 19-year-old woman was shot in the leg about 12:40 a.m. in the 300 block of South Christiana Avenue, police said.

Monday night in the Cragin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man was shot about 8:50 p.m. in the 2400 block of North Lamon Avenue, police said. The man was shot in the buttocks and the thigh, police said.

The first shooting happened at 4:10 p.m. on the 600 block of East 133rd Street in the Golden Gate neighborhood, police said.

3 hours ago

3 Dead, 37 Wounded In Labor Day Weekend Shootings

A 23-year-old man was standing outside with a group of people in the 8700 block of South Escanaba at 2:12 a.m. when someone exited a light-colored vehicle and fired at him, police said.

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Darius Sept, 34, was shot in the abdomen about 12:30 a.m. in the 10900 block of South Racine, authorities said.

The first fatal shooting of the weekend was Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. About 10:45 p.m. Friday, 36-year-old Johnny White was found lying on the sidewalk in the 5400 block of South Damen with gunshot wounds to his head and thigh, authorities said.

White, of the 7600 block of South Carpenter, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to he medical examiner’s office.

The 19-year-old woman was shot about 12:45 a.m. in the 3300 block of West Van Buren, police said. The woman was standing on a corner with a group of friends when she heard shots and felt pain, police said.

About 8:50 p.m. the man was shot in the buttocks in the 2400 block of North Lamon, police said. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

Earlier, about 4:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 600 block of East 133rd Street, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition stabilized.

The 17-year-old boy and 22-year-old man were sitting on a porch in the 4300 block of West 25th Place when two people got out of a vehicle nearby and started shooting, police said.

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Man shot in South Chicago

...early Tuesday. The man, 23, was standing outside with a group of people in the 8700 block of South Escanaba when someone exited a light-colored vehicle and fired at him, police News Affairs Officer...

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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Keep Calm And Discover Science!

    Ms. Kafka is asking for $213.19:
    My students need an innovative science program. The STEM stations (magnets, motion) light and discovery, and sound kit will engage my diverse learners and make them eager to explore experiments.
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    Ms. Kafka is asking for $240.62:
    My students need mastery of early math concepts by using the positional word game, find the number counting kit, and monkey math balance to make math fun.
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18 hours ago

3 Killed, 33 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

Just after 6 a.m., a 43-year-old man was shot in the arm, leg and lower back in the 8000 block of South Merrill Avenue and taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Details surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.

Around 9:15 p.m., two people were shot near 95th Street and Oglesby Avenue. Police could not immediately confirm details surrounding the shooting.

Around 9:15 p.m. Monday, a male and female were both shot in what's believed to be a domestic-related incident in the 9500 block of Oglesby. The 51-year-old male was transported to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. The woman was also hospitalized with a gunshot wound to her arm.

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A 36-year-old man was found on the sidewalk around 10:45 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen Avenue with gunshot wounds to the head and thigh. He was transported to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities.

The man was shot in the abdomen in the 10900 block of South Racine Avenue and was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

Around 3:15 p.m. Saturday, a 31-year-old man was shot in the 10000 block of South Perry Avenue. The man was sitting in a vehicle parked on the street when a man walked up and opened fire. The victim was shot in the head and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition.

...p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot at a block party in the 3600 block of West 56th Place in the West Elsdon neighborhood, police said. The man told police he was outside at...

About 30 minutes earlier, a 20-year-old man was shot during a physical altercation in the 5900 block of South Mozart Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. The man was fighting with another man when he was shot in the leg, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition. 

...old man was shot in the arm at outside of a house party in the 6800 block of South Loomis Boulevard. The man was approached by an armed offender who then opened fire, striking him in...

...old man was shot in the chest during a robbery at a party in the 1000 block of North Monitor Avenue. Police said the man told officers he was at a party when someone walked up...

Just before 2 a.m., two people were shot in the 6700 block of South Ada Street. A 20-year-old woman was shot in the foot and taken to Holy Cross...

A 26-year-old man was shot around 2:30 a.m. in the 100 block of North Wood Street in the West Town neighborhood, police said. The man was shot in the leg while exiting his vehicle and was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, according to authorities.

...said two women were shot leaving a party with a group of people in the 11700 block of South La Salle Street in the West Pullman neighborhood. A 56-year-old woman and a 52-year-old...

Around 5:25 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot when a man walked up to him and opened fire in the 7800 block of South Constance Avenue. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the upper back.

...20 p.m., a 20-year-old woman was shot in the hand in the 800 block of West 95th Street while riding in a vehicle. Someone walked up and fired shots in the vehicle she...

...A 28-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were shot in the 1300 block of West Morse Avenue. The pair were walking on the block when they said they heard shots and felt...

At about 8:20 p.m. a 54-year-old man was shot in the 5700 block of South Keeler. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition. Details surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.

...neighborhood Sunday evening. The men, whose ages were not immediately known, were shot in the 7400 block of North Ridge Avenue. One man was shot in the leg and was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center...

A man and a teenager sitting on a porch in the 4300 block of West 25th Place were shot by two individuals who exited a car and approached the victims. The 17...

34 hours ago

2nd man charged in murder of mother of 3

Tate, of the 8300 block of South Saginaw, was arrested and charged after he was identified as the man who shot and killed Summer Moore, 37, in the 11400 block of South Aberdeen on May 9, police said.

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Tate, of the 8300 block of South Saginaw, was arrested and charged after he was identified as the man who shot and killed Summer Moore, 37, in the 11400 block of South Aberdeen on May 9, police said.

Family members said Moore, of the 3100 block of West Marquette, was attending a party to celebrate a teenage relative’s prom sendoff when she was shot in the chest. Police said she was not the intended target.

Prosecutors alleged that about 7:50 p.m. on May 9, Reese was outside near 113th Place and Aberdeen when he saw a man with whom he had an ongoing dispute get into the passenger’s seat of a car.

34 hours ago

Police: Man, woman shot in domestic incident in South Deering

...The man, 51, and the woman, 27, were shot about 9:20 p.m. near 95th and Oglesby , police said. The shooting is believed to have stemmed from a domestic argument, but detectives...

34 hours ago

Shootings on North, South sides wound at least 9

Earlier, about 9:15 p.m. a 51-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman were shot during an apparent domestic dispute in the 9500 block of South Oglesby Avenue, Gaines said.

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About 9:55 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the thigh in the 300 block of West 66th Street, Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. The man was listed in good condition at Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, according to police.

• About 8:45 p.m., two men were shot in the 7400 block of North Ridge Boulevard in the Rogers Park neighborhood, police said.

• About 8:20 p.m., a 54-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 5700 block of South Keeler Avenue in the West Elsdon Avenue neighborhood, police said. The man was taken to Advocate Christ, where he was listed in good condition.

• Two people were hurt, one critically, in a shooting about 5:15 p.m. on the 1300 block of West Morse Avenue, police said.

• In addition to that shooting, a 20-year-old woman was shot in the hand while she was a passenger in a vehicle on the 800 block of West 95th Street in the Brainerd neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at 4:24 p.m., police said.

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