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Chicago Shooting

Deadly Shooting Takes Place In Downtown Chicago Office Building

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.31.2014 | Crime

Shots were fired in a downtown Chicago office building on Thursday morning. The shooting occurred around 9:50 am on the 17th floor of a technology ...

Arrest Made In Stray Bullet Killing Of 11-Year-Old Girl

AP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police say they've arrested a man in the slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while at ...

6 Shot In Chicago Laundromat

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

At least six people, including two teenagers, were shot Monday night at a laundromat in Chicago, according to multiple reports. A seventh person w...

Teen Girl Killed, Another Injured In Chicago Shooting

AP | Posted 04.29.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 14-year-old girl was shot to death and another girl wounded when an altercation broke out on a sidewalk. Police...

2 Men Charged In Chicago Mass Shooting

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2013 | Chicago

Bryon Champ, 21, and Kewane Gatewood, 20, have been charged in connection with the Chicago mass shooting on Sept. 19. Thirteen people were wounded...

Rahm Urges Shooters, Witnesses To Come Forward At Vigil

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Chicago

(Update with quotes from prayer vigil, paragraphs 9-12) By Renita Young CHICAGO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Chicago police on F...

Rahm Cancels D.C. Trip Following Chicago Park Shooting

Posted 09.20.2013 | Chicago

Updated story After 13 people, including a 3-year-old, were shot Thursday night in a park on Chicago's Southwest Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel canceled ...

13 People Shot In Chicago Park

Posted 09.20.2013 | Chicago

Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy, were shot on Thursday night in a park on Chicago's South Side, the Chicago Tribune reported. The shoot...

West Pullman Shooting: Man Crashes Into Garage While Avoiding Gunfire

Posted 04.28.2013 | Chicago

A man fleeing gunshots crashed his car into a garage in West Pullman and was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, the Chicago Sun-Times...

Boy Shoots Self In Groin, Blames It On Men In 'Ninja-Like Masks'

Posted 03.16.2013 | Chicago

After playing with a gun and accidentally shooting himself in the groin Friday, one Chicago-area teen was left with injuries both his body and his pri...

Humboldt Park Shooting Followed By Police Chase, Ending In Crash

Posted 09.21.2012 | Chicago

Police launched into a car chase after a man was fatally shot in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood, causing a crash, though it was later determined...

Suspect Charged In Pizzeria Shooting That Killed 13-Year-Old

Posted 05.30.2012 | Chicago

Police have charged a Chicago man with first-degree murder after gunshots fired into an Uptown pizzeria killed a 13-year-old boy. Ivan Alanis was f...

Mother Of 1-Year-Old Daughter Shot: 'I Just Want Justice'

Posted 04.16.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago mother who was shot, along with her daughter, while sleeping in their bedroom in West Pullman is speaking out about the incident. Tonishi...

Mother, 1-Year-Old Shot While Sleeping In Chicago Home

Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

A 1-year-old girl is in critical condition after she and her mother were shot while sleeping in their South Side home. Tonishia Allen, 24, and he...

13-Year-Old Killed During Another Bloody Chicago Weekend

Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago

Police say a shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood this weekend, one of four fatalities among 21 wounded by g...

Church's Chicken Shooting: 2 Dead, 5 Wounded In Chicago

Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

Two people were killed and five others wounded Tuesday night when a gunman opened fire at a Church's Chicken restaurant on Chicago's South Side. T...

Gunman Opens Fire At Chicago Restaurant, Killing 2 And Injuring 5

Chicago Tribune | Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

Two people were killed and five others wounded when shots rang out at a fast-food restaurant in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side this even...

Man Drives Himself To Chicago Hospital After Being Shot In The Head

Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago

A man driving on the South Side early Monday was shot in the head -- but still managed to drive himself to a nearby hospital. The Chicago Tribune ...

Emanuel Visits Family Of Murdered 6-Year-Old

Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

A Monday afternoon shooting in Downtown Chicago may have dominated the airwaves, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the recent slayings of children on the So...

Man Fatally Shot While Taking Smoke Break Outside Restaurant Where He Worked

Posted 09.12.2011 | Chicago

A single dad and cook was fatally shot Tuesday night while taking a smoke break outside of the Bronzeville barbecue restaurant he worked in for more t...

Employee Fatally Shot During South Loop Robbery

Posted 07.06.2011 | Chicago

Police are looking for an apparent robbery suspect who shot and killed a food and liquor store employee in the South Loop. The Chicago Sun-Times r...

WATCH: Girl Shot In Leg After South Side Softball Game

Posted 06.07.2011 | Chicago

Kiara Faniel, a freshman Morgan Park High School, was celebrating her school's win over Chicago International Charter School-Longwood on Tuesday eveni...

Two Dead, Five Wounded In Chicago NIghtclub Shooting

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police are talking to a "person of interest" in an early Sunday shooting at a South Side motorcycle club that left two men dead and five others wounde...

Cousin Charged In Death Of 5-Year-Old Boy, Brought Gun Into Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 17-year-old boy was charged with one count of endangering a child causing death Thursday morning after the teen's 5-year-old nephew was accidentally...

8-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot While Playing On South Side

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Police say two gunmen on bicycles killed an 8-year-old girl and wounded her younger cousin as the children were skipping rope in a Chi...