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Teen Boy Killed, 13 Others Shot Since Friday Night

The 35-year-old man was shot in the thigh about 8 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen, police said. He may have been involved in a fight with someone, when that person pulled out a gun and opened fire. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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About 4:15 a.m. Saturday, the 16-year-old boy was shot in the torso in the 4000 block of West Jackson, police said. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not confirm the death Saturday morning.

About 2:42 a.m., three men were shot in the 3900 block of West Flournoy, police said.

The 27-year-old was sitting on a porch with a group of friends about in the 7100 block of South Rhodes, when he heard shots ring out and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the foot and shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

The 18-year-old man was shot in the foot and shoulder in the 2900 block of West 85th Street, near Francis D. Hayes Park, police said. He was walking on that block when someone exited a vehicle nearby and fired shots in his direction.

The 15-year-old boy, 18-year-old woman and 37-year-old man were standing near 72nd and May streets about 8:10 p.m. when a group of males approached and opened fire, police said. The shooters then ran away.

The girl was shot in the lower back about 7:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 81st Street, police said.

The man, 21, was stabbed in the chest about 8:25 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Emerald, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

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Teen boy killed, 13 others shot since Friday night

The 35-year-old man was shot in the thigh about 8 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen, police said. He may have been involved in a fight with someone, when that person pulled out a gun and opened fire. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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About 4:15 a.m. Saturday, the 16-year-old boy was shot in the torso in the 4000 block of West Jackson, police said. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died. The Cook County medical examiner's office could not confirm the death Saturday morning.

About 2:42 a.m., three men were shot in the 3900 block of West Flournoy, police said.

The 27-year-old was sitting on a porch with a group of friends about in the 7100 block of South Rhodes, when he heard shots ring out and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the foot and shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

The 18-year-old man was shot in the foot and shoulder in the 2900 block of West 85th Street, near Francis D. Hayes Park, police said. He was walking on that block when someone exited a vehicle nearby and fired shots in his direction.

The 15-year-old boy, 18-year-old woman and 37-year-old man were standing near 72nd and May streets about 8:10 p.m. when a group of males approached and opened fire, police said. The shooters then ran away.

The girl was shot in the lower back about 7:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 81st Street, police said.

The man, 21, was stabbed in the chest about 8:25 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Emerald, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner's office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

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1 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings: 'Please don't let me die'

...Friday, a 35-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh in the 5400 block of South Damen Avenue n the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side and was taken to...

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The 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital. Police had a difficult time finding the boy because the 911 caller gave a location of Jackson Boulevard and Pulaski Road before the boy was found in an alley about half a block west of Pulaski just north of the boulevard.

About 90 minutes earlier, three people were shot near the intersection of Lexington and Springfield avenues south of the Eisenhower Expressway in Lawndale, just blocks from where the teen was killed Saturday morning.

...m. Friday, three people, including a 12-year-old, were wounded near the intersection of Pulaski Road and Adams Street, about half a block from the homicide on Jackson, police said. The 12-year-old...

...m. Friday, a 27-year-old man was shot in the right side in the 7100 block of South Rhodes Avenue in what was believed to be a drive-by, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...

...About 8:15 p.m. Friday, one person was shot in the 2900 block of West 85th Street at Hayes Park in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side, Sweeney said. An 18...

...A few minutes earlier in Englewood, about 8:10 p.m. Friday, in the 7200 block of South May Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, three people were shot, Sweeney said. The...

...a group hit a 16-year-old girl about 6:55 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 81st Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. She was standing outside when someone on...

...attack, a man, age 19, suffered multiple gunshot wounds about 2 p.m. in the 1600 block of West 61st Street, Sweeney said. The man was in critical condition at Christ Medical Cente, Sweeney said. The...

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At least 15 wounded in city shootings

About 8 p.m., a man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh in the 5400 block of South Damen  in the Back of the Yards neighborhood and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. The man was believed to have been involved in an altercation when he was shot, Sweeney said.

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About 90 minutes earlier, three people were shot near the intersection of Lexington and Springfield avenues just south of the Eisenhower Expressway from where the man was killed Saturday morning.

About 11 p.m., three people, including the 12-year-old, were wounded near the intersection of Pulaski Road and Adams Street, about a block and a half from the homicide on Jackson.

In the attack in West Englewood, a man, age 19, suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the 1600 Block of West 61st Street about 2 p.m., said Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.

In Gresham, a 16-year-old girl was shot in the back in the 1400 block of West 81st Street about 6:50 p.m., and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where her condition had been stabilized, said Sweeney.

About 9:30 p.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the right side in the 7100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, in what was believed to be a drive-by, Sweeney said. 

About 8:15 p.m., two people were shot in the 2900 block of West 85th Street, Sweeney said. An 18-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and his condition had beens stabilized at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Someone was believed to have jumped out of a car and shot the man, police said.

A few minutes earlier in Englewood, about 8:10 p.m., in the 7200 block of South May Street, three people were shot, Sweeney said. The group was standing on the street when a 

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Eight wounded in citywide shootings Friday night

The 35-year-old man was shot in the thigh about 8 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen, police said. He may have been involved in a fight with someone, when that person pulled out a gun and opened fire. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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...The girl was shot in the lower back about 7:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 81st Street...

The 18-year-old man was standing at a bus stop about 11 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Jackson Boulevard when he heard shots ring out and realized he’d been struck, police said. He was shot in the buttocks and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

...on a porch with a group of friends about 9:30 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Rhodes, when he heard shots ring out and felt pain, police said. He was shot in...

The 18-year-old man was shot in the foot and shoulder about 8:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of West 85th Street, near Francis D. Hayes Park, police said. He was walking on that block when someone exited a vehicle nearby and fired shots in his direction.

The 15-year-old boy, 18-year-old woman and 37-year-old man were standing near 72nd and May streets about 8:10 p.m. when a group of males approached and opened fire, police said. The shooters then ran away.

The man, 21, was stabbed in the chest about 8:25 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Emerald, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

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Man shot in Back of the Yards

A man was shot Friday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The 35-year-old man was shot in the thigh about 8 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen, police said. Police said he may have been involved in a fight with someone, when that person pulled out a

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    REPLACE DRYWALL AS NEEDED. REPLACE KITCHEN AND BATHROOM FIXTURES. REPLACE 6 WINDOWS AND 2 DOORS. REPLACE HEATING AND COOLING UNITS ONLY.

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15th Ward "Ward Day" every Saturday!

Have a city service request? Want to meet Committeeman Raymond Lopez? Now you can every Saturday. Come by the Brighton Park Office at 2736 W. 47th St from 10 AM - 12 PM or the West Englewood Office at 1650 W. 63rd Street from 1 PM - 3PM. For more information call the office at (773) 823-1539 or (773) 306-0837. Visit us online at www.the15thward.org.

  • Interesting that he is only doing this now because he is a candidate for alderman. haven't heard from him in the prior 3 years

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Person shot in Back of the Yards

...known, suffered a graze wound to the hand about 9:40 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said, citing preliminary information. He took himself to

Sep 10

Police: Woman dead, man wounded in separate shootings

Another shooting occurred at 9:40 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Damen Avenue, in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood, said Alfaro.

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The fatal shooting occurred about 9:55 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Gladys Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

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