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One Dead, Two Hurt In Crash After Police Witness South Chicago Shooting

Officers saw someone open fire and enter a vehicle about 9:45 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The chase ended when the suspect crashed into a vehicle, then into a tree in the 9200 block of South Jeffery Boulevard, Alfaro said.

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1 killed after shooting leads to police pursuit

About 9:45 p.m., two males driving a red sedan pulled up to a house in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood. The passenger, armed with a gun, got out of the car and opened fire on the house, hitting a 24-year-old man in the left thigh.

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3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings Wednesday

About 4:30 p.m., the male, whose age wasn't immediately known, was shot in the 8900 block of South Exchange, police said. He suffered a graze wound to his face and was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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Both men, 20, were shot in the 2100 block of East 79th Street at 2:19 p.m., police said.

Police responding to reports of a person shot in the 5900 block of South Fairfield about 1:15 a.m. found Jose R. Hernandez Jr., 17, lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, police and the medical examiner's office said.

Donatello Herrera, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police and the medical examiner's office said.

He had just gotten off work at a nearby Burger King, according to a manager at the restaurant. Herrera, of the 3200 block of South Wallace, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:38 a.m., the medical examiner's office said.

Employees at the Burger King, 2401 W. Ogden, said the victim was a coworker of theirs who typically worked night shifts and took the bus home. He had worked there for about six months.

The 21-year-old was in the front seat of a minivan in the 200 block of South Karlov when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said.

An 18-year-old was shot multiple times in the 10500 block of South Aberdeen at 1:10 p.m., police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

The 38-year-old woman was in the 100 block of East Garfield about 3:30 a.m. when two people walked up, announced a robbery and opened fire, police said.

  • Instead of expecting it to happen, why not do something about it? What are you waiting on Dr. Magic, for something to happen to you before taking action? This attitude of indifference is part of the reason crime in our communities is rampant.

  • Dr. Magic Stuck Here In South Shore Since 2011

    I dont have to take action. I'm not the one out here committing crimes. go and say that to the people who are actually wreaking havoc.

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Man killed, 12 others hurt in Friday shootings

A South Chicago neighborhood shooting left a 24-year-old man wounded about 5:08 p.m., police said. The shooting happened in the 8200 block of South Saginaw but police didn't immediately provide further information.

Another South Chicago shooting left two men wounded about 12:45 p.m. in the 8900 block of South Exchange. The men, 20 and 36, were walking in an alley when someone got out of...

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The fatal shooting happened about 4:40 p.m. in Little Village. Johnny Coria, 19, was walking in the 3000 block of South Kedvale when someone walked up and opened fire, police said.

About 9:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest in the 5100 block of South Aberdeen, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital but his condition wasn't immediately known.

A 16-year-old girl was shot at 9:48 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Rhodes, police said. She was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital in serious condition.

Ninety minutes earlier, a 25-year-old man was shot in the back in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The shooting happened at 8:35 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Augusta, and he took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, police said. His condition was unknown.

Two hours before that, a 35-year-old man was shot in the ankle in Englewood. The shooting happened at 6:25 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Sangamon, police said. He took himself to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, but police did not immediately know his condition.

Two men, ages 22 and 25, were shot on the Far South Side about 4:45 p.m. in the 11800 block of South Lowe. The younger man was shot in the buttocks and the older man in the lower back, police said. They were taken to Christ Medical Center and their conditions were stabilized.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in Austin on the West Side. The shooting happened about 2:20 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Monroe, police said. The man, who police said has documented gang ties, was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.

A 37-year-old was shot in the back and arm about 10:10 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Loomis, police said. He was taken to Christ in serious condition.

About 4:20 a.m., a 37-year-old man walked into Rush University Medical Center at 4:22 a.m. with a graze wound to the abdomen, police said. He told said he was shot in the 700 block of West 19th Place, but was otherwise uncooperative, police said.

A 36-year-old man was standing outside Sound-Bar, 226 W. Ontario, at 3:50 a.m. when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him in the back, police said.

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