(JUST LIKE IN BALTIMORE NOBODY CARES BECAUSE IS BLACK ON BLACK CRIME) – In Chicago 2 dead, at least 10 shot in pre-dawn city violence this weekend

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By Deanese Williams-Harris

Two men were killed and at least 10 people have been wounded since Friday night in city violence including a man and a woman who were stabbed when a 5-year-old boy was shot on the city’s South Side, Chicago police said.

In the possibly domestic-related incident involving the 5-year-old, two people were taken into police custody after a suspected brawl started in a hallway of an Englewood building in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue about 7:20 p.m. Friday. At one point, the boy was shot in the thigh and two adults were both stabbed.

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The most recent homicide happened shortly before 2:30 a.m Saturday in the 4600 block of West Monroe Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, where a 23-year-old man was fatally shot and a 28-year-old man wounded.

 

According to police, the younger man was sitting inside a vehicle and the 28-year-old was standing outside next to him when they both were shot. The younger man suffered a wound to the chest and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The older man was shot in the leg and also went to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

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Another fatal shooting happened around midnight in the Fernwood neighborhood in the first block of West 103rd Street. The victim was identified as Joshua Smith, 19, of the same block were he was killed, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. In the Fernwood attack, a 36-year-old man also was shot in the leg but told police he did not know the person who was killed.

In other shootings:

  • Shortly before 5 a.m. a 23-year-old man was shot multiple times in the hip in the first block of South Leamington Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. He was outside with a group of people when someone on foot opened fire, wounding him in the hip. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
  • About 4:37 a.m., a 25-year-old bicyclist was shot by someone in a white Ford Focus in the 6900 block of North Ashland Boulevard in the Rogers Park neighborhood. A passerby drove the victim to Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
  • Shortly after 3:30 a.m., two people were shot in the 9000 block of South Stewart Avenue in the Princeton Park neighborhood. Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert found a 26-year-old man shot multiple times in the body. He was unable to talk. Another man, 25, also was shot in the leg, but he was uncooperative with police. His condition was stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center, but the older victim was in critical condition, police said.
  • Shortly before 2 a.m., a 39-year-old woman was shot in the 2000 block of 70th Place in the West Englewood neighborhood. Police said the victim was outside with a group of people when a person on foot fired shots, hitting her in the leg. The woman got herself to Holy Cross Hospital, where her condition was stabilized. Police said she was not the intended target.
  • About 1 a.m., a 21-year-old man was shot while he was a passenger of a vehicle in the 9100 block of South Baltimore Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood. Someone in a passing gray vehicle fired shots, hitting the victim in the arm and leg. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
  • Shortly after 9:45 p.m. Friday, a 35-year-old man was shot in the 3700 block of West George Street in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Police said he was standing in the alley when he heard shots, then felt pain. He was taken with a wound to the leg to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.
  • Shortly after 7:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking in an alley in the 1900 block of South Millard Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood when someone pulled out a gun and started shooting in his direction. He was struck twice in the lower back and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

(BALTIMORE HAS A RAT PROBLEM, HERE IS OUR PROBLEM IN CHICAGO) – Satan Disciples member fatally shot man, dog in Back of the Yards after mistaking him for member of rival Latin Saints gang: prosecutors

Jamil Al Shaubi and his dog were killed in 2016 after he was mistaken for a member of the Latin Saints while walking in Back of the Yards.

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By Matthew Hendrickson

A 19-year-old member of the Satan Disciples street gang has been accused of fatally shooting a man walking his dogs in Back of the Yards after mistaking his target for a member of the Latin Saints.

Hector Aguirre faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Jamil Al Shaubi, who had no gang affiliation, but happened to be walking in Latin Saints territory on Dec. 26, 2016, Cook County prosecutors said at a hearing last week.

The shooting is believed to be retaliation for a Satan Disciples member killed by the Latin Saints earlier that month, according to prosecutors.

Aguirre, believing Shaubi was a Latin Saints member, got out of a stolen Jeep Commander as Shaubi walked with two dogs in the 4400 block of South Hermitage; Aguirre then fired 16 shots with an assault-style rifle, prosecutors said at the hearing Thursday.

Shaubi was struck three times, including in his chest; one dog also was killed, prosecutors said.

After the shooting, captured by video surveillance, Aguirre got back in the Jeep and fled. The SUV was found burning an hour later in the 5100 block of South Hoyne.

In addition to the surveillance footage, a witness identified Aguirre as the gunman and another witness allegedly heard Aguirre talk about shooting a man with his dogs in front of a convenience store in the block.

Prosecutors said the rifle used in the shooting had been recovered from the home of another Satan Disciples member, who is believed to have driven the Jeep the night of the shooting.

At the time he was charged with Shaubi’s murder, Aguirre was serving a 10-year sentence at the downstate Pickneyville Correctional Center for aggravated battery with a firearm in a separate shooting he was found guilty of last year, according to prosecutors and state records.

Judge Susana Ortiz denied Aguirre bail at the hearing on the new charge and scheduled his next court date for Aug. 13.

 

(BALTIMORE, CHICAGO BEAT YOU AGAIN!) – Weekend Shootings Roundup: 8 killed, 40 hurt in weekend gun violence across Chicago

Two women were killed in a triple shooting in Gresham, and a 12-year-old girl was among three people who were shot on a porch in Englewood.

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At least 48 people were shot — eight fatally — in incidents of gun violence within city limits over the weekend.

Shootings escalated as the weekend went on: Nine people were wounded Friday after 5 p.m., 15 were shot Saturday and Sunday saw 24 people shot.

On Sunday, a 3-year-old boy died from what Chicago police said may be an accidental gunshot wound in South Deering.

Family members told police they were in another room in the 9600 block of South Escanaba when they heard a gunshot at about 4:15 p.m., CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. They rushed to see what happened and found the boy with the gun. He suffered a gunshot wound to the face, police said.

Family members took the boy to Trinity Hospital where he was pronounced dead, Guglielmi said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t provided details about his death.

The Department of Children and Family Services has been called in to assist police investigations, Guglielmi said.

The weekend’s latest fatal gun violence incident happened a few hours earlier in Lawndale on the West Side.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 4:59 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Douglas Boulevard, police said. There, they found a 24-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds, including to his face and head.

He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

On Saturday, another man was found shot to death a few blocks away in the same neighborhood.

About 8:20 p.m., Curtis Davis was sitting in a vehicle in the 4000 block of West Grenshaw Street when he was shot in the back of the head, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A few hours earlier, a man was discovered fatally wounded in a home in Park Manor on the South Side.

Officers found Eric Hamilton Jr., 29, inside the home about 2:30 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Wabash Avenue with a gunshot wound to his forehead, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Just after dawn, a man was killed in University Village on the South Side near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 7:10 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Blue Island Avenue and found a man who had been struck multiple times, Chicago police said.

The man, who was thought to be between 18 and 20 years old, was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately provide details about the fatality.

About three hours earlier, a man was shot and killed in Englewood on the South Side.

Officers responded about 4:07 a.m. to the 5600 block of South Loomis Boulevard for a call of shots fired and found Robert Scott, 32, with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

On Friday, a man was fatally gunned down in Austin on the West Side.

Desmond Curry, 28, was standing next to a vehicle about 11:38 p.m. in the 700 block of North Waller Avenue when an unknown number of males approached him on foot and opened fire, police and the medical examiner’s office said. He was hit multiple times in the body.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he later died, police said.

Another man, 30, was also struck by gunfire, police said. He was walking on the sidewalk when shots rang out and was hit in the back. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

Earlier, two women were killed and a man was wounded in a triple shooting in Gresham on the South Side.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 10 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Stewart Avenue and found the women suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

Chantell Grant, 26, and 35-year-old Andrea Stoudemire were struck in the chest and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where they were pronounced dead, authorities said.

A man, 30, was hit in the arm and took himself to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition, police said.

There were no reported shootings Monday morning before 5 a.m.

At least 30 others were hurt in gun violence incidents over the weekend across Chicago.

Last weekend, shootings left three dead and 40 others wounded.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

Hawkins: Democrats Mum as Bodies Stack up in Gun-Controlled Chicago

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By Awr Hawkins

Democrats who lined up to push gun control after the shootings in Virginia Beach, Tree of Life Synagogue, and Parkland, remain conspicuously silent as 40-plus individuals are shot weekend after weekend in Chicago.

To be clear, the lost lives at Virginia Beach (12 killed), the Tree of Life Synagogue (11 killed), and Parkland (17 killed), are not to be downplayed in any way. Yet they also ought not be exploited. Nevertheless, Democrats line up for camera and microphone time after these attacks–or go on a Twitter binge–in hopes of using the events to push even more gun control.

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These same Democrats remain almost unanimously mum as gun control fails to curb the mayhem and bloodshed in Chicago. Even thought he death numbers in Chicago are without equal.

Think about it–The Chicago Tribune reported 437 murders in Chicago in 2011, 506 in 2012, 420 in 2013, 416 in 2014, and 468 in 2015. Breitbart News reported 800 fatalities from shootings in 2016. And the devil is in the details, as there were nearly 4,400 shootings — fatal and non-fatal combined — in gun-controlled Chicago during 2016.

And consider the more recent past. At least 56 were shot, four fatally, in gun-controlled Chicago during the weekend of June 28–30, 2019. Breitbart News reported that at least 66 were shot, five killed, over Fourth of July Weekend 2019. And at least 41 were shot, nine fatally, over the weekend of July 12-14, 2019.

Gun control is inhumane. And ignoring the failures of gun control in Chicago, while trying to exploit other attacks around the country for the purposes of more gun laws, is beyond the pale.

(HOOD RATS AT WORK THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO) – 3 dead, at least 16 hurt in city shootings, including 5 attacked in South Side drive-by

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By Deanese Williams-Harris

Three men were killed, and at least 16 other people were wounded in city shootings since Friday evening, including five shot in a single attack in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said.

In that shooting, shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday, the five people were shot in the 7900 block of South Loomis Boulevard in the South Side’s Gresham neighborhood.

Police said a group was gathered on a sidewalk when a gray sedan pulled up, and someone opened fire. A 29-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. A 31-year-old man was also taken to Christ Medical Center in critical condition with a wound to the back and chest. A 27-year-old man was shot in the right leg along with a woman, 24, who was shot in the hip; both were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where their conditions were stabilized. A fifth victim, a 37-year-old man, suffered a graze wound to the wrist but refused treatment, police said.

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Of the homicides, the most recent happened shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of South Loomis Street on the Lower West Side in the Pilsen neighborhood, police said.

The unidentified victim, a 36-year-old man, was found outside on a back porch with several gunshot wounds to the body. Witnesses said they heard shots and found the man unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

About 2:20 a.m. Saturday, George Bingham was slain on the West Side in the East Garfield Park neighborhood in the 2800 block of West Washington Boulevard, said police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

 

Witnesses reported hearing shots and seeing a man lying on the ground next to a 2008 Chrysler minivan. Bingham, 57, was struck in the back of the neck and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Bingham lived in the 7500 block of South Parnell Avenue, the medical examiner’s office said.

 

Raymont A. Hicks, 31, was shot about 6 p.m. Friday in the first block of East 87th Street in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. Witnesses told police someone in a black sedan fired shots at the victim before fleeing the scene, police said.

Hicks, of the 200 block of East 87th Street, suffered wounds to the chest and head, and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office and police.

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In other shootings:

  • Around 6:25 a.m. Saturday, a 21-year-old man was shot multiple times in the lower back and lower extremities by someone who approached him and fired shots in the 4900 block of West Superior Street in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.
  • About 5:55 a.m., two men told police that someone in a blue SUV fired shots at them in the 12300 block of South State Street, hitting them both. The two men got themselves to Roseland Community Hospital but were later transferred to Stroger. The older victim was in good condition with a gunshot wound to the hand, and the younger victim was in serious condition with a wound to the abdomen, police said.
  • Shortly after 5:20 a.m., three people were shot in the 5100 block of West Chicago Avenue on the West Side in the South Austin neighborhood. A 38-year-old man walked into a firehouse on Chicago Avenue with wounds to his left arm and chest. He was treated by paramedics and was later taken to Stroger Hospital, where he left. Another two victims, 29 and 39, were taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. Both had gunshot wounds to the legs and were in good condition. The younger of those victims also left the hospital. Police said all three victims were uncooperative.
  • About 3:20 a.m. on the Far South Side, a 30-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 12000 block of South Wallace Street in the West Pullman neighborhood. A gunman on foot approached the vehicle and fired shots into a passenger side window. The man was shot several times in the arms and torso, and ran to the 12100 block of South Normal Avenue, where he was found by police. The woman stayed inside the car and suffered wounds to the arms and the legs. Both victims went to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where their conditions were serious but had stabilized, police said.
  • Just before 3 a.m., a 40-year-old man was shot in the 2800 block of West Congress Parkway in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Witnesses said a man, possibly wearing a white tank top, fled the scene shortly after shots were fired. The victim suffered wounds to the abdomen and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
  • About 2:30 a.m., a 25-year-old woman was on the sidewalk gathered with friends in the 2000 block of West 69th Street in the South Side’s West Englewood neighborhood when someone on foot approached from a gangway and opened fire. The woman suffered a wound to the leg and was taken in good condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.
  • Shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, a 22-year-old man was wounded in the 4000 block of West Madison Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Police said the victim was on the sidewalk when someone exited a gray vehicle and opened fire in his direction. The man was shot in the right hip and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

Police reported no arrests in any of the attacks.

(HOOD RAT AT WORK) – Chicago Mayor Blocks ICE from Police Database Before Raids

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By Joshua Caplan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) said Wednesday that the Windy City has made moves to bar Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from accessing its police databases amid reports of potential raids in more than 10 major U.S. cities slated for Sunday.

“They will not team up with ICE to detain any resident. We have also cut off ICE access from any CPD databases and that will remain permanent,” Lightfoot said. “Chicago is and will always be a welcoming city that will never tolerate ICE tearing our families apart.”

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In a statement to the Chicago Tribune, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the city’s Citizen and Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting (CLEAR) database will not be available to ICE officials, though several federal government agencies will still have access.

“All other federal agencies still have access to these systems, as sharing this information is crucial to active criminal investigations in which we are partnering with federal agencies along with intelligence sharing functions that are vital to national homeland security functions,” Guglielmi stated.

Appearing Sunday on CBS News, Ken Cuccinelli, Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director said ICE is prepared to remove approximately one million illegal aliens with final orders for deportation. “[ICE agents are] ready to just perform their mission which is to go and find and detain and then deport the approximately one million people who have final removal orders,” he said“They’ve been all the way through the due process and have final removal orders. Who among those will be targeted for this particular effort or not is really just information kept within ICE.”

Sunday’s expected raid will target at least 2,000 illegal residents.

Last month, President Donald Trump called off planned raids to deport roughly 2,000 illegal aliens with final deportation orders after details of the operation were leaked to the Washington Post.

Thomas Homan, the former Director of ICE, suggested Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan was responsible for the leak, which prompted the operation’s delay.

A Harvard/Harris survey shows a majority of Americans back plans to deport illegal aliens if Congress fails to act. More than 8-in-10 Republican voters support the move, while and more than 5-in-10 swing voters agree with it.

Cops release bodycam footage of actor Jussie Smollett in noose after ‘attack’ (VIDEO)

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The Chicago Police Department has released body cam footage from the morning after Jussie Smollett’s alleged attack, showing the actor still wearing a noose around his neck which he claimed was used in the assault.

The footage was filmed in the ex-Empire actor’s Chicago home back in January at 8:45am local time, some seven hours after he was allegedly subjected to a racist and homophoic attack in a nearby street.

READ MORE: Grand jury indicts Jussie Smollett on 16 counts for faking ‘racist & homophobic’ attack on himself

The bodycam captured the officers entering the home and speaking to Frank Gatson, who introduces himself as the actor’s “creative director,” while Smollett can be seen wearing a thin white rope around his neck.

“Do you want to take it off or anything?,” the police officer asks, referring to the noose. Smollet replies: “Yeah I do, I just wanted you to see it.” The officers are asked to switch off their cameras shortly after.

The video is part of hundreds of files released by the Chicago PD after a judge ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of Smollett’s accusation. The actor could face a fresh criminal prosecution for his role in the saga, depending upon the outcome of the investigation.

Smollett claimed he was randomly attacked, punched, and doused in bleach by two masked men who he claimed made reference to President Donald Trump’s slogan ‘Make America Great Again.’ 

READ MORE: Smollett sued by Chicago for ‘refusing to reimburse’ costs of ‘staged’ hate crime

The incident sparked widespread outcry amongst the LGBTQ community, African-Americans, and some Democratsas well as the Hollywood elite. However, two weeks later the tables turned when two brothers, Abel and Ola Osundairo, arrested for carrying out the attack, said the entire thing was orchestrated and paid for by Smollett.

Three weeks after the ‘attack’ Smollett himself was arrested and charged with filing a false police report. At the time Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Smollett “took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career.”

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READ MORE: ‘We don’t have hate for anyone’: Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers for defamation

A month later the episode took yet another unexpected turn when all charges against the then-fired actor were unceremoniouslydropped in lieu of forfeiting his $10,000 bond and carrying out community service.

Smollett continued to maintain his innocence, but the drama didn’t end there. In March, Chicago Police ordered him to pay $130,000 to cover the cost of investigating the case. When Smollett refused, the amount was tripled in a lawsuit filed by the city in April. Smollett’s legal team is also facing litigation, this time from the Osundairo brothers, who claim their reputation was damaged in the melee.

34 shot, 5 fatally, so far in Chicago during Memorial Day weekend

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By Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas

By Sunday evening of Memorial Day weekend, Chicago police had responded to the shootings of 34 people, five of whom died of their injuries, officials said.

The grim tally grew as a shooting Sunday about 6 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street left two dead and three injured. The shooting was possibly in retaliation for an earlier one in the same University Village neighborhood where large crowds had gathered, and which also left a man dead, investigators said.

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Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department, said detectives believe there is a connection between the two shootings — on the same block, hours apart — that in total killed three people and injured five more.

“We do believe that the two shootings from 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. are connected,” Guglielmi wrote in an email to the Tribune.

Guglielmi said detectives are questioning four people of interest in connection with the shooting of five people on Hastings, in the ABLA Homes public housing community.

“Multiple weapons have been recovered and detectives believe our offender opened fire on a group of people with a TEC-9 semi-automatic machine pistol. Two victims suffered fatal injuries and two others are being treated at an area hospital,” he said in a statement.

After daybreak Sunday, police were called back to the 1300 block of West Hastings Street, where they’d responded just a few hours earlier. Guglielmi said officers had been to the housing community multiple times to disperse large crowds that had gathered.

“A review of police and security cameras show several hundred people were gathered prior to this incident,” he said.

Five people were shot during the second shooting; two men died of their injuries and three others who had been seated in a black sedan when a gunman opened fire were being treated for their injuries at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to police.

A 31-year-old woman was shot in the hip and a 25-year-old woman was shot in the left arm as they were sitting in the car, officials said. They were expected to recover from their injuries. Two men, ages 26 and 27, were shot and taken to Stroger Hospital, where they died of their injuries, police said. Information wasn’t immediately available about the fifth shooting victim.

In the first call on West Hastings Street, police were dispatched to a loud disturbance by a large group that had gathered about 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, police found a man unresponsive on the street. The 25-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A woman, 27, also was shot during the gunfire. She had a gunshot wound to her left forearm, and she also went to Stroger, where her condition was stabilized, according to police. A third person also was shot, but additional details on his or her injuries were not immediately available.

Guglielmi said Superintendent Eddie Johnson met with command staff Sunday morning and has been in contact with the Chicago Housing Authority regarding the private security patrols that are assigned to the complex.

Guglielmi said officers had also made 41 arrests for gun offenses and had taken 112 guns off the streets between 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Sunday as part of their Memorial Day weekend patrols.

Earlier, a man who was shot in the foot crashed into a Chicago police vehicle, injuring an officer, about 3:25 a.m. in the 1200 block of West 73rd Street in Englewood on the city’s South Side. The driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe, 23, was shot in the foot before he started driving the wrong way south on nearby Ada Street, according to police. At Ada and West 74th streets, he crashed into a CPD vehicle headed east, and the injured police officer was taken to a hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The 23-year-old was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized, police said. There were two passengers in the Santa Fe, and one was critically injured in the crash, officials said. A 26-year-old passenger was treated at Advocate Christ and his condition was stabilized, while a 25-year-old passenger also was being treated at Advocate Christ for injuries that were critical, investigators said. It was one of two crashes between Saturday night and Sunday morning that involved Chicago police vehicles and officers; the other left 10 Chicago police officers injured.

A 57-year-old who was known to police said he was walking in the 2700 block of West Flournoy Street in the Lawndale neighborhood about 1 a.m. Sunday when he heard gunshots and noticed he’d been struck once in the buttocks, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. No arrests had been made.

About 12:55 a.m., police were called to the 2300 block of South California Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood, officials said. A 23-year-old said he was on foot when two people started chasing him and shooting at him. He was struck in the chest and the back, though it was unclear whether that was two gunshots or one, creating both entrance and exit wounds, according to preliminary reports. The man, who was known to police, was taken by friends to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The gunman or gunmen fled on foot, the man told investigators. No arrests have been made.

Two people were shot, one fatally, Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the city’s South Side. About 10 p.m., two men, one 43 and the other 21, were standing on a sidewalk in the 400 block of West 77th Street when someone in a vehicle started shooting at them, according to police.

The 43-year-old was shot multiple times and was rushed to the University of Chicago Hospital, where he later died of his injuries, police said. A second man, 21, was shot in the left leg and was taken to the same hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said. No arrests had been made.

Check back for updates.

(ALSO FROM CHICAGO) – Police: Elderly homeowner shoots would-be intruder on Northwest side

By Hannah Leone

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A 78-year-old man shot one of three strangers who were trying to break into his Northwest Side home using a crowbar Monday night, police said.

The man heard noises made by three male suspects who were trying to break through his front door shortly after 9 p.m. in the 2600 block of North Merrimac Avenue in the Belmont Central neighborhood, police said.

When the homeowner opened the door, he was faced with the three suspects, and saw one of them trying to break his screen door with the crowbar, police said.

The man fired a gun through the screen door, apparently hitting one of the suspects who limped away from the home, police said.

The other two suspects got into a red Dodge Caravan and left, police said.

No arrests had been made, and police said they had not identified the man who the homeowner shot.

The homeowner has a valid FOID card and is not currently facing any criminal charges, a police source said.

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