Offbeat 6 killed over 24 hours in Chicago, 10 others wounded by gunfire

20:01  12 july  2018
20:01  12 july  2018 Source:   chicagotribune.com

Number of people shot in Chicago this year surpasses 1,400

  Number of people shot in Chicago this year surpasses 1,400 Four men were killed and 23 people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend as the number of people shot in the city this year surpassed 1,400. The shootings stretched across Chicago, from Wicker Park to the Southeast Side between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.

Bloody three hours in Chicago : Three killed and at least eight others wounded by gunfire during the early hours of Sunday. Eight people were wounded by gunfire , with one of those in critical condition.

Five people were killed and nine others wounded in shootings across Chicago within 24 hours Friday. They were standing in a group of people in the 1600 block of East 53rd Street when gunfire erupted, police said.

CHICAGO - The two women sprinted to the car, clutching their phones and looking back at two ambulances sitting in the middle of the South Side street.

Kansas City gunfight: Murder suspect killed, 3 police officers wounded

  Kansas City gunfight: Murder suspect killed, 3 police officers wounded A shootout in Kansas City wounded three police officers in two locations and killed a murder suspect on Sunday, police said. The shooting began at a motel where undercover and tactical officers found the suspect in a July 6 killing of a college student, said Jake Becchina of the Kansas City Police Department. The suspect opened fire, striking two officers.The suspect drove away and then fled on foot, police said. Officers exchanged gunfire while chasing him, and a third officer was struck.The suspect then holed up in an unoccupied house, police said.

Nine people were killed and at least 28 others were wounded in Presidents Day weekend shootings across Chicago . Gunfire from the shooting also damaged three vehicles and a home. Hours earlier, a man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting in the South Side Gresham neighborhood.

CHICAGO – Over a steamy Memorial Day weekend, six people have been shot to death and at least 24 others were wounded as the pace of gun violence is set to surpass last year's holiday in Chicago . Among those fatally shot was 17-year-old China Lyons-Upshaw, who was killed in an apparent

"Where is it going?" one of them yelled as she tugged on the door handle.

"U of C," the other replied, getting into the car.

The car backed down the street, followed by one of the ambulances that tore through crime tape around the scene of a shooting that wounded three people late Wednesday, including a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl.

Officers found the three around 10:30 p.m. while responding to reports of gunfire in the 7200 block of South Green Street in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.

All three were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center. The girl was in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the head. The boy was shot in the leg and a 21-year-old man was shot in the arm. Both were stabilized.

The shooting happened during a deadly 24-hour period in Chicago when at least six people were killed. Another 10 people were wounded between Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Suspect dead, three officers wounded in Kansas City shootouts

  Suspect dead, three officers wounded in Kansas City shootouts Police shot and killed a man on Sunday after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City in which three officers were wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, officials said. Undercover and tactical officers were following a person of interest in the murder of a university student when suddenly and unexpectedly he fired on them with a rifle, according to police in Kansas City, Missouri.Two of the officers were struck at that time, police said."We've been looking for him all week. This was the first time we laid eyes on him," Police Chief Rick Smith told reporters near the scene.

A man was shot and killed by Chicago Police officers after they saw him shoot two other people, killing one and wounding another Harrison District officers heard gunfire while on patrol around 12:25 a.m This incident was the city’s second fatal police-involved shooting in just over 24 hours .

Seven people have been killed and several others hurt from gun violence across Chicago Memorial Day weekend. The sergeant was traveling northbound on Noble Street in West Town when she was struck by gunfire between two cars at about 11:56 p.m. Saturday.

The toll is more than double last week's numbers during the same 24-hour period, which fell on the Fourth of July holiday. Seven people were shot, none fatally, as the police department deployed extra officers for the holiday.

Shortly after the triple shooting, three men were killed in separate attacks within an hour of each other, according to police.

The first happened around 11:15 p.m. in West Rogers Park when a 19-year-old man was shot in the ear and cheek. He was standing outside in the 2400 block of West Jarvis Avenue when the shooters approached and fired, police said. He was pronounced dead at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.

About five minutes later on the South Side, two men were shot, one fatally, in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood. The men were with a group of people standing outside in the 8800 block of South Paulina Street around 11:20 p.m. when someone fired from an alley, police said.

Weekend toll in Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded

  Weekend toll in Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded CHICAGO - Six people were killed and 22 others were wounded in shootings across the city over the weekend. Among those killed between Friday afternoon and Monday morning were a woman shot by a carjacker and a man killed by police in a shooting that set off clashes between officers and citizens.

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9 killed , 30 wounded in Chicago this weekend. Entertainment. Movies. Neighborhoods. Theater. 10 things to go this summer in Chi-Town. This year, 7 people were killed and 32 were wounded by gunfire . Joseph W. Confer, 24 , was charged with one felony count of criminal trespas. June 12, 2018.

A 29-year-old man was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital,where he was pronounced dead of multiple gunshot wounds. A 21-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was stabilized.

Around 11:45 p.m. on the Far South Side, a 28-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. He was on a front porch in the 100 block of East 120th Place in the West Pullman neighborhood when someone fired from a van, police said.

Earlier Wednesday, Rogelio Silva was in his West Englewood home watching television with his wife when they heard several loud gunshots about 12:30 p.m.

"Boom, boom, boom, boom, boom," said Silva, 53.

Not wanting to go outside, he and his wife peeked out their windows but didn't see anything. A neighbor later told them there was a body lying on the ground across the street from their home in the 5800 block of South Winchester Avenue.

"My neighbor called the police," Silva said.

Juan Carlos Laboy-Rodriguez, 38, was shot and killed around 12:35 p.m. and was pronounced dead on scene at 1:32 p.m.

It was the first of two homicides in Silva's neighborhood that afternoon. Around 2:30 p.m., Silva heard more gunfire.

Less than half a mile away, 18-year-old Zacchaeus D. Battle was shot and killed in the 5700 block of South Paulina Street, police said. He lived in the same block.

Battle was outside when a Dodge pulled up and someone got out and opened fire. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 3:58 p.m.

A third man was killed about 15 minutes earlier on the South Side.

Lorenzo Lee Williams, 26, of the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue, was shot in the chest around 2:15 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Greenwood Avenue in the South Side's East Chatham neighborhood. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 2:36 p.m.

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