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Shootings in Chicago

36 People Shot In 36 Hours In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 04.14.2014 | Crime

A 17-year-old girl killed Friday afternoon was among at least 36 people wounded in gun violence over the weekend in Chicago. Gakirah Barnes, 17, wa...

5 People Die Of Gunshot Wounds In Chicago Over 18 Hours

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Three men killed overnight Thursday in shootings in Chicago joined two others who died of wounds from previous shootings over the same 18-hour period....

2 Killed, 6 Wounded Friday Night Into Early Saturday Amid Snowy Weather

Posted 12.14.2013 | Chicago

Even though a winter storm system that could bring up to 6 inches of snowfall rolled into the city Friday night, the snowy weather failed to deter at ...

17-Year-Old Among 2 Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Posted 10.28.2013 | Chicago

A 17-year-old Chicago boy was one of two people killed in weekend gun violence citywide, in addition to more than a dozen victims hurt in non-fatal sh...

4 Killed, Over A Dozen Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence

Posted 09.23.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Just days after 13 people were wounded in a park on Chicago's Southwest Side, shining a national spotlight on gun violence in the Win...

11-Year-Old Girl Shot On Front Steps Of Her Home

Posted 08.25.2013 | Chicago

A 11-year-old girl wounded in a shooting in Chicago's Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood was the youngest of at least 11 victims of gun violence over...

2 Killed, 11 Wounded In Overnight Shootings In Chicago

Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

Two men were killed and almost a dozen other people -- seven of them teenagers -- were wounded in shootings Thursday night into Friday citywide in Chi...

16-Year-Old Girl Among 5 Shot Overnight

Posted 07.25.2013 | Chicago

At least five people were injured in shootings around Chicago Wednesday night, including a 16-year-old girl hit while sitting in the backseat of a car...

5 Killed, 16 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Citywide

Posted 07.15.2013 | Chicago

Updated story At least 21 people were wounded, five of them fatally, in weekend shootings in Chicago through Monday morning, just a week after comm...

15 Shot In Chicago As Long Holiday Weekend Begins

Posted 07.04.2013 | Chicago

Three people were killed and 12 wounded Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday in Chicago as the long Fourth of July weekend began. According to t...

7 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence

Posted 06.24.2013 | Chicago

Seven people were killed and at least 29 others were wounded in shootings over the first official weekend of summer in Chicago. In the most recent ...

Overnight Shootings Leave Eight Injured, Including Three Teenagers

Posted 06.14.2013 | Chicago

Story by Tanveer Ali, courtesy of DNAinfo At least eight people were wounded, including three teenagers, in shootings citywide overnight. In Gre...

3 Killed, At Least 17 Hurt In Overnight Shootings In Chicago

Posted 05.01.2013 | Chicago

Updated story On Chicago's first day with temperatures in the 80s in seven months, at least 20 people were shot over a course of about 10 hours ove...

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Hyde Park Shooting

Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago

One man was killed and another wounded early Tuesday in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Henry Atkins, 39, was standing in the hallway of an apart...

8 Hurt In Chicago Shootings Since Thursday Afternoon

Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

Eight people were injured in shootings between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning around Chicago, with no break from gun violence even amid yesterd...

Homicides This Year Hit A Devastating High

Posted 10.01.2012 | Chicago

Homicides in Chicago have reached a new high this year, even as recent data show that surging gun violence in the Windy City has slowed from its devas...

At Least 6 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Posted 09.21.2012 | Chicago

At least six men were killed and 23 people wounded in shootings between Friday evening and early Monday in Chicago. According to CBS Chicago, the v...

12-Year-Old Boy, At Least 5 Others Shot Overnight

Posted 09.14.2012 | Chicago

A 12-year-old boy was wounded by gunfire while riding his bicycle in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood early Thursday evening. The boy was r...

At Least 46 Shot Over The Weekend Citywide

Posted 08.27.2012 | Chicago

As summer begins to wind down heading into the Labor Day holiday, the United States' third-largest city experienced one of its most deadly weekends of...

Chicago's Top Cop: City's 'Treading Water' On Homicide

Posted 08.26.2012 | Chicago

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Saturday addressed the disturbingly high number of shootings in Chicago in recent days and continued to defend...

4 Killed, 13 Wounded In Shootings On Another Violent Night

Posted 08.25.2012 | Chicago

Four people were killed and more than a dozen others wounded in shootings Friday evening into Saturday in Chicago, continuing the trend of surging gun...

12-Year-Old Girl Shot While Doing Homework In Front Of Her Home

Posted 08.16.2012 | Chicago

A 12-year-old girl doing homework on her front porch on Chicago's Southwest Side was shot in the leg Wednesday evening. Crystal Booker, an eighth g...

6 Wounded, 2 Fatally, In Shootings Over 15 Minutes In Chicago

Posted 07.25.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Fourteen people were wounded by gunfire overnight Tuesday, including two people who were fatally shot, in Chicago. Alixi Johnson, ...