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Man killed in Belmont Cragin shot himself — but was also hit with police gunfire, officials say

The deadly encounter began as a traffic stop about 12:30 p.m. near the 6000 block of West Wellington Avenue, police said.

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Man dies days after being shot in Belmont Central

Irvin Garcia was struck multiple times by gunfire while he was in a vehicle on Christmas, authorities said.

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Armed robber targets businesses in Belmont Central, Avondale

Both robberies happened in the afternoon and evening hours Dec. 9, police said.

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Group throws rock through store window, steals ATM in Belmont Central

No injuries were reported and nothing else was stolen, police said.

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No bail for men charged in armed carjacking of ride-share van in Belmont Central

A ride-hailing driver had just dropped off one of his three passengers when two males approached him in the 6300 block of West Belmont Avenue and took his minivan at gunpoint.

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Belmont Central carjacking leads to Cragin crash, shots fired; 2 in custody

At least one of the vehicle’s occupants fired gunshots after the crash, but no one was hit, according to police.

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Man, 70, missing from Belmont Central located

John Terry is missing from the 6000 block of West Grand Avenue and was last seen Nov. 29, police said.

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4th smash-and-grab burglary reported at Lincoln Park cellphone store

The fourth report came in after three cellphone stores were reportedly burglarized in Belmont Central, Irving Park and Greektown.

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Man stabbed girlfriend 31 times because he thought she was unfaithful, prosecutors say

Oscar Sauceda Villalobos allegedly called 911 Tuesday to report he had repeatedly stabbed his girlfriend, Flor Navarrete-Soto, at their Belmont Central home.

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Boyfriend arrested after woman stabbed to death in Belmont Central: police

She was found on a bedroom floor in the 2400 block of North Marmora Avenue with stab wounds to her neck, police said.

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Social media threats prompt ‘soft lockdowns’ at 2 NW Side CPS schools

The threats were reported at Mary Lyon Elementary School, 2941 N. McVicker Ave., and Marine Leadership Academy, 1920 N. Hamlin Ave.

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Authorities identify body found at Belmont Harbor

Fire crews responded to call about 5:25 p.m., fire officials said.

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Northwest Side Greek church sold; congregation must move by year’s end

Faithful have flocked to Holy Trinity Hellenic Orthodox Church since two glistening streaks were seen beneath the eyes of a painting of the Virgin Mary.

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3 seriously injured in Belmont Central crash

The force of the collision Friday caused a green Honda to crash into a light pole and then into a business storefront, police said.

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Suspected kidnapper killed by police in Belmont Central identified

Luis Vasquez, 42, was suspected of kidnapping two people found by an off-duty police officer running down the street in handcuffs.

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Suspected kidnapper killed by Chicago police officer in Belmont Central

An off-duty officer saw two people handcuffed together and running down the street around 6:45 a.m. near the 6200 block of West Grand Avenue.

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Man wanted for attempted kidnapping in Belmont Cragin: police

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Man, 71, dies 10 days after Belmont Central house fire

Fernando Serrano and a woman in her 70s were both injured in the blaze May 6 in the 2900 block of North Meade Avenue, authorities said. Serrano succumbed to his injuries Thursday.

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Man, 71, dies 10 days after Belmont Central house fire

The fire broke out about 1:30 p.m. at the home in the 2900 block of North Meade Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

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Driver hurt when car hits building in Belmont Central

A person was injured after crashing a car into a building Tuesday morning in Belmont Central on the Northwest Side.

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Man, 78, shoots through door at home invaders in Belmont Central

The homeowner heard noise and noticed three males trying to pry open his front screen door.

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Police seize drugs, guns, cash in West Side search

Fernando Reyes, 42, is charged with one count of manufacture or delivery of 900 or more grams of heroin, police said.

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Mercury from broken thermometer shuts down NW Side elementary school

Camras Elementary students held classes at a nearby school Wednesday as a precaution after the mercury spilled from a thermometer on Tuesday.

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Man shot while sitting in vehicle in Belmont Central parking lot

The 20-year-old was sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of a liquor store when he got into an argument with another male who fired shots.

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Man wounded in shooting on NW Side

The man, struck in his chest and arm, drove himself to Addison and Major, near Community First Hospital.

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Burglars target Northwest Side homes

Police are warning residents about a series of home burglaries over the past two weeks in the Portage Park, Belmont Central and Cragin neighborhoods.

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Man, 24, in critical condition after being found stabbed in Belmont Central

At 2:25 a.m., the 24-year-old was discovered on a street with his neck slashed multiple times.

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24 shot — 1 fatally — in weekend gun violence

Most recently, a gunman shot three men inside a staircase early Monday on the South Side.

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1 killed, 9 wounded in Saturday shootings

A man was killed Saturday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

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2 men shot in Belmont Central

Two men were shot Saturday morning in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

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Girl, 16, missing from Belmont Central

Sontay Maeli was described as a 4-foot-11, 115-pound Hispanic girl with brown eyes and black hair, police said.

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1 killed, 3 wounded in city shootings Monday

A 40-year-old man was killed in the South Side Gresham neighborhood.