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Added Mar 18 2012

Neighbors said Aliyah Shell was playing on the porch of her home in the 3100 block of South Springfield Avenue about 3:40 p.m. Saturday while her parents sat on the front steps. A...

About 5:30 p.m. Friday, a 17-year-old girl and 20-year-old woman were shot in the 7700 block of South Essex Avenue, police said. The girl was shot in the hand and the woman suffered a graze wound to the nose. Both were treated at South Shore Hospital, police said.

A 22-year-old man sitting on his front porch was shot in the chest about 9:28 p.m. in the 11800 block of South Sangamon Street, police said.

About 20 minutes later, a 19-year-old man was shot in the head in the 6300 block of North Oakley Avenue, police said. The gunman called the man over to a vehicle before shooting him.

About 10:10 p.m., a 40-year-old woman driving south was wounded in the buttock when a bullet came the door of her vehicle in the 1400 block of South Pulaski Road, police said.

A 36-year-old man was driving east in the 2100 block of West Fletcher Street about 11:15 p.m. when shots were fired at his vehicle from a passing white pickup truck, police said.

Two men were standing in the 7400 block of South Blackstone Avenue about 1:20 a.m. Saturday when an unidentified gunman stepped from an alley and...

...m. Saturday, two men were wounded in a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway near the 2900 block of West Congress Parkway, police said. One of the men, 37, was shot in the head and back, Zala...

...p.m., a man and two teenage girls were standing on the sidewalk in the 8300 block of South Kedzie Avenue when several males fired shots, police said. One 14-year-old girl was shot in...

Joel Sanroman, 42, who was driving in the 3100 block of West 53rd Street about 12:45 a.m. Saturday, when several males on the street started yelling gang...

...at his car and shot at him as he passed, police said. Sanroman, of the 5200 block of South Mozart Street, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at 1:02 a.m., according to...

Adrian Cruz, 24, who was standing in the 5900 block of South Fairfield Avenue, the block where he lived, about 7:04 p.m. when someone inside a vehicle fatally shot him. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:17 p.m.

Vincent Fitts, 22, who was found at 7:50 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head in the 800 block of East 79th Street. Fitts, of the 4100 block of West Cermak Road, was pronounced dead at the Stein Institute at 10:45 p.m.

Vincent Fitts, 22, who was found at 7:50 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head in the 800 block of East 79th Street. Fitts, of the 4100 block of West Cermak Road, was pronounced dead at the Stein Institute at 10:45 p.m.

Jeremy Anthony, 24, of the 6400 block of South Ellis Avenue, was shot in the back while inside a vehicle in the 6300 block of South...

...of South Ellis Avenue, was shot in the back while inside a vehicle in the 6300 block of South Ellis Avenue about 10:30 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. He may have...

Bert Lindsey, 36, of the 7500 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was in the backyard at a party on that block about 1:20 a.m...

...in his 20s was shot dead and two others wounded in a shooting in the 1400 block of West 53rd Street about 1:55 a.m. Sunday. Two people were taken to Stroger and one other...

Original article
7 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Weekend Violence
Date published
March 18, 2012
  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Thanks for keeping us advised. Are you able to send this article to Letterforthemayor@cityofchicago.org?

    Maybe if his mailbox gets jammed...he can see the spin is not working. COMSTAT figures are WRONG and FALSE. If no one gets arrested on the streets...stats look great.

    Go to youtube.com
    search: East Garfield Park, camera 398

    and you can see some residents under seige at Wilcox/francisco for about 12 hours...it happend 5 nights last week. Please also MAKE A COMMENT

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