Man shot to death in Calumet City

SHARE Man shot to death in Calumet City
screen_shot_2018_05_30_at_9_04_37_am_e1527689148341.png

The 500 block of Gordon Street in Calumet City | Google

A man was fatally shot early Monday in south suburban Calumet City.

Ernest Casanova, 35, of Calumet City, was shot in his neck about 1 a.m. in the 500 block of Gordon Street, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 11:02 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy Tuesday ruled his death a homicide.

Calumet City police have not responded to a request for more information.

The Latest
The Cubs and Bellinger agreed to a three-year, $80 million contract, sources confirmed Sunday.
A 19-year-old woman was killed in the shooting at Pottowattomie Park just after 3 p.m. Three others were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Ald. Maria Hadden called the attack “targeted.” The shooters fled; no one is in custody.
Stories of Chelios’ equally legendary on-ice accomplishments, off-ice training and away-from-the-rink antics were shared with many generations of Hawks fans during his jersey retirement Sunday.
Judge Robert Adrian of Adams County in southwest Illinois sparked outrage when he reversed the conviction of an 18-year-old man found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl in May 2021.
Loyce Wright’s family said they have yet to hear from police investigating his shooting death Friday. They want to know the circumstances of the attack that left the father of four dead.